He comes in here from Ogilvy Mumbai where he was Creative Director.
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | May 9, 2011
Rajesh Mani has come on board Leo Burnett as ‘Executive Creative Director’ at the Mumbai office. He moves from Ogilvy and has 12 years of experience in creating distinct and memorable work. Recent one being BlackBerry Boys which he co-created with Rajiv Rao and wrote that hugely popular song ‘Blackberry boys’. He has also done some acclaimed films like Hutch callertunes, Vodafone 60P/minute film and was also part of the core team that launched zoozoos. His other internationally acclaimed work was for the global launch of Lenovo X300 laptops with a film that was showcased during the Beijing olympics titled 'the flying sumos'.
Mani, as he likes to be called, has the strength to ensure high levels of enthusiasm amongst the team that he works with. To make sure even the smallest piece of work is given as much attention as the big campaigns has always been his forte.
At Leo Burnett, Rajesh has a mixed bag of brands like Bajaj Electricals, Tata Capital, Tashi, HPCL, Vedanta among several others. KV Sridhar, NCD Leo Burnett commenting on this latest entrant said, “Being a Humankind Agency we are always eager to work with creatives who have human stories to tell in simple ways. Mani is completely that kind of person and it will be a pleasure to work alongside him on some of our key clients”.
On his new venture Rajesh Mani added, “At Ogilvy I worked on one of the best brands in the country - Vodafone. Now it was time to seek new challenges and expand my horizons. Pops gave me an opportunity to do just that. I am happy and excited to come on board”.