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Vishal Chemjong joins Rediffusion-Y&R, Delhi

His last stint was with GIIR Communications where he was handling the LG portfolio

BestmediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | December 1, 2011

Rediffusion Y&R, Delhi, has further ramped up its creative team with the appointment of Vishal Chemjong as Creative Head – Copy. His last stint was with GIIR Communications where he was handling the LG portfolio.

Chemjong started his career about 11 years ago at McCann Erickson where he worked on Bacardi, Perfetti and several Reckitt Benckiser brands. He moved to Bates as Senior Copywriter in 2003 and worked on the launch of Indiatimes mail and mobile services and Catch Clear. He joined Mudra in 2004 to work on HBO, Electrolux, Unitech and Dabur. His next stop was Leo Burnett where he managed the creative work for McDonald’s, Thums Up and Coca-Cola, among others. He joined Publics India in 2008 as Creative Director to handle the creative duties for Nestle’s Maggi noodles, Iffco-Tokio, HP, Dr Morepen and Teacher’s.

Chraneeta Mann, ECD, Rediffusion Y&R, Delhi, said, “We’re extremely happy to have Vishal on board. He has won a number of national and international awards and is a good team leader. He has done some impactful brand building campaigns such as the ‘Me and meri Maggi’ series. We’re looking forward to him maintaining that same balance of ‘insight’ and ‘executional cut-through’ in the work that he does at Rediffusion.”

Abhik Santara, VP, Delhi, said, “Vishal is an ideator. He does not think just one media and that’s what excited me the most. In today’s time, we believe brands are not built by marketers, but by consumers. And for that one needs specialists who can deliver on strong conversation ideas. Vishal’s inclusion will further help us in our journey to help brands start those right conversations.”

Said Chemjong, “This is an exciting time to be in advertising. A lot of new mediums and avenues of communication are opening up and a lot more are being explored. I look forward to adding value and doing some interesting work here at Rediffusion.

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