Gupta moves from MRM/McCann where he was Executive Creative Director. His work for Samsung Mobile Phones positioned it as the No. 1 smartphone brand in the country
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | June 13, 2014
Abhishek Gupta has been appointed Digital Creative Director at Cheil Worldwide SW Asia (Cheil India). He will be working closely with both the creative and digital teams, and report to Rajesh Bhatia, Senior VP & Head Digital, and Nima DT Namchu, Chief Creative Officer.
Gupta is an award winning creative professional with more than 14 years of experience across a variety of platforms including films, print, and digital. His repertoire includes automobiles, aviation, banking, finance & insurance, fast food, fashion & lifestyle, technology and telecom among others.
Gupta moves from MRM/McCann where he was Executive Creative Director. Prior to that, he has worked with Digitas India, Contract Advertising, Vyas Giannetti Creative, Publicis, Euro RSCG and UNDP. Career clients include, Airtel, American Express Audi, Aviva Life Insurance, Reckitt Benckiser, Dabur, General Motors HP, Lufthansa, Marks & Spencer, Microsoft, Nestle, Samsung, Whirlpool and a host of others.
Guptaâs work developed for Samsung Mobile Phones positioned it as the No. 1 smartphone brand in the country and the No. 1 in social media and has also consistently been awarded at both Indian and international award shows.
Hari Krishnan, COO, Cheil Worldwide SW Asia, said, âAbhishek is an extremely gifted professional and his work has received great recognition both in India and overseas. His joining Cheil India adds to the constellation of stars in its digital talent pool. Known for his style that blends ideas with technology, I am looking forward to the stimulus he will bring to the digital quotient at Cheil India.â
âOur digital team has been gaining ground both in terms of talent and creativity,â said Rajesh Bhatia. âWith Abhishek coming on board, I believe we will be able to offer greater creative experience in digital communications to our clients.â
âThe beefing up of Cheil Indiaâs integrated creative team with talented individuals from both traditional and digital backgrounds is a continuous process. When it comes to talent, we can never have enough of it. The fact that Abhishek brings with him a wealth ofÂ experience in both traditional and digital communication fits perfectly with our mission of creating integrated solutions for our clients,â said Namchu.