Prajato Guha Thakurta and Sachin Kamble come on board as Associate ECDs
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | July 1, 2014
Close on the heels of the announcement of RajDeepak Das joining the Leo Burnett Group as Chief Creative Officer comes another significant appointment – that of Prajato Guha Thakurta and Sachin Kamble joining as Associate Executive Creative Directors, Leo Burnett India. Guha Thakurta and Kamble will be based at the Head Office in Mumbai and will work closely with Das.
Saurabh Varma, CEO, Leo Burnett Group, said, “Leo Burnett continues to be a magnet for incredible creative talent. We want to build the momentum with the hire of Prajato and Sachin. They have an excellent track record and have proven their mettle by creating some outstanding integerated campaigns. We look forward to having them join a super charged Leo Burnett.”
RajDeepak Das added, “With a special affinity for digital, design and technology, I am really happy to have the duo on board. It will be fun working together with them on integrated campaigns across Leo Burnett India’s diverse portfolio of brands.”
Guha Thakurta said of his new assignment, “Times are changing and getting even more demanding and dynamic by the day. Leo Burnett is recognised for the wonderful integrated campaigns they’ve created for their clients worldwide. I am very keen and excited to be a part of this great agency and working on some of the iconic brands in their portfoilo.”
Kamble added, “It is an exciting and opportune time to be at Leo Burnett India. I am thoroughly excited to be a part of the trajectory path of Burnett 2.0 as drawn by Saurabh and visualised and articulated by RajDeepak in our interactions. It would be amazing to see what new we can do together.”
Guha Thakurta has worked in JWT, McCann Erickson and DDB Mudra on brands like Pears, Parachute Advansed, Stayfree, Tata Indicom, Barclays, Radio Mirchi, Neo Sports, Band-Aid, The Economic Times, Lavasa, Electrolux, Rin, Smirnoff and Nokia, among others.
Kamble has honed his skills at agencies like Ambience, Rediffusion DY&R, Ogilvy & Mather, DDB Mudra and JWT on brands like Colgate, Zee TV, Exide, Taj Group of Hotels, Vodafone, Nestle, Ponds, Kotex, Genteel, Savsol, ITC Vivel, Lavasa, Kalpataru, Rin, Smirnoff and Nokia to name a few.