Venky, as he is popularly known, will be based in Mumbai. He has worked at Grey Worldwide, Creativeland Asia and BBH India
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | November 14, 2013
TBWA\ India has announced the appointment of R Venkatraman (Venky) as Creative Director. Venky will join the creative team in Mumbai, reporting to Parixit Bhattacharya, Chief Creative Officer of TBWA\ India.
With eight years experience in advertising, Venky has worked at Grey Worldwide, Creativeland Asia and BBH India. His brand experience includes Appy Fizz, Mango Frooti, LMN, Johnnie Walker, Red Bull, Kinetic Honda, Café Coffee Day, Gili Jewellery, Movies Now, Vaseline Men and Google.
In recent years, Venky's work was shortlisted at Cannes Lions and has won metal at Adfest, Spikes Asia and Goafest.
Commenting on the appointment, Bhattacharya said, "Venky has a stellar work ethic and a very mature head on his young shoulders. I am hoping that our rich roster of clients will nourish him with new opportunities to create an enviable body of work. Needless to say, by having him around, the laughter index of the agency will rise significantly too."
"My quest for work-type fun brings me to TBWA and I am very, very excited to be here. Now it's all about turning that excitement into work that will make a difference to the brands we nurture here," Venky said.