Namchu joins from Cheil Worldwide, where he is currently serving as Chief Creative Officer, South West Asia
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | April 17, 2015
Nima Namchu, who had recently put in his papers at Cheil Worldwide, is set to join Havas Worldwide India as Chief Creative Officer. Namchu has been serving as Chief Creative Officer, South West Asia at Cheil and has also been part of the agencyâs first ever Global Creative Council, instituted early this year.
Commenting on the appointment, Nirmalya Sen, Chief Executive Officer, Havas Worldwide India, said, âI am delighted to confirm Nimaâs coming on board as our new Chief Creative Officer. Seen by his clients as a great ally with deep involvement in the growth of their brands and by his colleagues as an inspiring leader, Nima is just the kind of creative leader we need. Equally adept at solutions across new and traditional media, Nima will play a defining role in our attempt to be the most progressive communications brand in the country.â
On joining Havas, Namchu said, âFrom the moment I met Nirmalya (and later, Juan Rocamora), I realised that these guys were speaking my language â about being totally solutions focused, being integrated in the true sense of the word and creating work we can all be proud of. Iâm terribly excited and canât wait to jump in and join the folks in the Havas Village.â
Prior to Cheil, in his career spanning 22 years, Namchu has worked with Contract Advertising, McCann Erickson, Publicis India, Capital Advertising, TBWA Anthem and Sistaâs. He has worked on brands such as Dominoâs Pizza, MasterCard, Nescafe, NIIT, Thums Up, LG, Sony, Samsung, HP, Xbox, Dabur, Perfetti, Halonix, Teacherâs Whiskey, Del Monte Juice, and Reebok, among many others.
Along the way, he has won recognition at Cannes Lions, the One Show, the Clios, Spikes, AdFest and at award shows in India.