He moves from Doosra Brand Communications, part of Aegis Media, and has worked with some of India’s top agencies in a 17-year career
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | September 20, 2012
An ad-man throughout over a career spanning over 17 years, Mathew was Managing Partner at Doosra Brand Communications, Mumbai (part of Aegis Media Worldwide), prior to joining Team Dentsu.
Arijit Ray, CEO, Dentsu Communications, welcoming Mathew, said, “Rajesh's induction into Team Dentsu Communications is part of our ongoing impetus on strengthening and consolidating the talent profile. I am sure Rajesh's diverse experience across brands over so many years across markets will help enhance our value proposition amongst our key business portfolios. I wish him a great innings at Dentsu.”
Mathew said about his new role, "I look forward to the exciting challenge and opportunities at Dentsu Communications; given the ambitious growth plans that are set, I couldn’t ask for a better timing than this, to come on board.”
A passion for great ideas and a proven record of building brands and strategic business consulting best describes Mathew’s career since 1995. Starting with MAA Bozell in Bangalore, he went on to work with some of the multinational network advertising agencies in India and an international stint in Muscat, Oman, for a year (as GM and Head of Office).
Among the agencies he has worked for in India include Saatchi & Saatchi Direct (Bangalore), Ogilvy & Mather (Bangalore), Lowe Lintas Worldwide (Chennai - as Brand Services Director), Rediffusion DYR and Wunderman (Chennai - as GM for both the Agencies), Contract Advertising (Chennai - as SVP & Manager), Ogilvy & Mather (Mumbai – as VP & Business Head)
Mathew has worked on a wide spectrum of clients like Star TV Network, Mitsubishi Motors (Lancer, Cedia, Pajero, Outlander, Montero), NIIT (Schools business), SunDTH – HD, Muthoot Fincorp, Kochi, Odyssey India, Editions – Pens of the World, Saint-Gobain Glass, Avestha Good Earth Foods, United India Insurance, Grundfos, Hindustan Unilever (Deluxe Green Label Coffee), Hewlett Packard, Wipro, Infosys, Texas Instruments, Mico-Bosch, BankMuscat, Oman Tourism, Oman Oil, The Intercontinental Hotels, Cuticura (Talc & Deo), Airtel, Citibank, The British Council, Tilaknagar Industries, TimeOut Magazine, to name a few.