Khan joins in from Grey Malaysia, where she was Head of Planning
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | July 30, 2015
Orchard Advertising has roped in Lubna Khan as National Strategy Head. She will be based out of the agencyâs Mumbai office. She joins in from Grey Malaysia, where she was Head of Planning.
Khan has more than 16 years of experience in advertising and brand building. Apart from Grey Malaysia, she has had stints with JWT India, Cheil India, Wunderman International and Rediffusion Y&R. Among the brands that she has handled are P&G, Nestle, GlaxoSmithKline, Samsung, Kao, Microsoft, Nokia, Airtel, LG and the Indian Government.
Welcoming Khan on board, Kaizad Pardiwalla, Chief Operating Officer, Orchard Advertising, said, âLubna is an award-winning brand and innovation strategist. Iâm truly delighted to state that in her we have found an exceptional leader to drive Orchardâs strategy. She is a rare talent who understands innovation, business strategy, and creativity, and possesses an impressive track-record of creating communication with demonstrable impact on brands, businesses, culture and people. I found her extremely passionate about the prospect of leveraging the power of psychological and cultural insights to create work that can deliver game changing solutions for clients. Lubna will play a key role in collaborating with Orchardâs robust creative leadership team across our offices in India and partner clients in helping them achieve their business goals.â
Rajeev Sharma, National Planning Director, The Leo Group India, added here, âWe are proud to bring Lubna on board to lead strategy at Orchard. She is a rare combination of an exceptionally penetrative mind, passion for great work and a truly impressive knowledge base honed over a broad spectrum of multinational and Indian leadership brands across the country.â
On joining Orchard, Khan said, âOrchard Advertising is an agency with incredible ambition and energy. I look forward to working with talented people within the agency and partner clients by focusing on creating breakthrough and impactful work. Iâm excited to work with Kaizad, Rajeev and the leadership team in further sharpening Orchard Advertisingâs strategic edge and helping it grow its business.â
Orchard is part of the Leo Group network in India. It was set up in 2000 to handle Toyota, which was coming into India. Orchard has offices in Bangalore and Mumbai. The agency has long standing client relationships with brands such as Wipro, Essilor, Colors, Godrej & Boyce, Amazon, Junglee and Kindle, amongst others.