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Cheil India appoints Prasanna Kulkarni as Creative Head, Digital

Kulkarni joins from ZenithOptimedia Group, where he was Chief Creative Officer

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | October 28, 2015

Prasanna Kulkarni Prasanna Kulkarni

Cheil India has brought on board Prasanna Kulkarni as Creative Head, Digital at Cheil SWA. Kulkarni’s previous stint was with ZenithOptimedia Group as Chief Creative Officer. Prior to that, he was also associated with JWT, OgilvyOne Worldwide, and Ogilvy Interactive. He was also a part of Tata Interactive Systems.

Shiv Sethuraman Shiv Sethuraman

Commenting on the appointment, Shiv Sethuraman, Group President, Cheil South-West Asia and Sanjeev Jasani, Head Digital, South-West Asia, Cheil India, said, “We are thrilled to have Prasanna on board; he is amongst the most celebrated digital creatives in the country with some outstanding work to his credit. We are growing rapidly and Prasanna joins us at a very exciting and opportune time. We look forward to his brand of magic working for Cheil and its clients.”

“I am glad to be a part of Cheil; especially at a time when the agency is gaining momentum with both, new business and talent acquisitions. I look forward to exciting times and aim to take Cheil’s creative capabilities to the next level by raising the bar for integrated creative and content solutions offerings,” said Kulkarni.

An IIT Mumbai alumnus with a masters Degree in Communication Design, Kulkarni has over 17 years of experience in the business. His work for Fox Crime and Vespa, amongst others, have seen him win several metals at Abby Awards, Yahoo! Big Idea Chair awards, DMA ECHO International awards, Effies, and Spikes, to name a few. He also performed Jury duty at Cannes Advertising Festival, 2010 in the Cyber Jury.

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