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OgilvyOne India appoints Sidharth Shukla as Vice-President and Head of Office for Delhi

Shukla has over 14 years of experience and has led large team of digital planners and social media professionals responsible for developing vision, strategy and execution of their campaigns

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | November 28, 2016

Sidharth Shukla Sidharth Shukla

OgilvyOne Worldwide India has announced Sidharth Shukla as its new Vice-President and Head of Office for OgilvyOne Worldwide Delhi.

Vikram Menon Vikram Menon

Vikram Menon, President, OgilvyOne Worldwide India, said, “Sidharth with his many years of experience across digital, strategy, analytics, CRM and direct marketing has exactly what we’re looking for in someone to lead OgilvyOne Delhi forward.”

Sidharth excels in digital and social planning and led a large team of digital planners and social media professionals leading projects for high volume prestigious brands, responsible for developing the vision, strategy and execution of their campaigns. He was also responsible for the development and execution of the overall digital and social strategy for Samsung’s Note 5 and S7.

Commenting on his appointment, Shukla said, “Like a kid going on his first date! I am truly looking forward to working with OgilvyOne, given the credentials it holds but also the challenges it presents. Most agencies face the same issues for the most part, and while it has barely been a week at OgilvyOne, I have observed that the people, system and culture are primed to take these challenges head on -- it will be loads of fun to lead that. My objective is to create a winning culture and get people to have fun. If that is in place, everything else takes care of itself.”

As the National Head for Digital and Digital Strategy at MRM/McCann for close to four years, he was additionally responsible for leading and driving P&L across a portfolio of priority accounts and spearheading projects in the space of CRM, direct marketing and B2B marketing.  He has spent his past few years driving larger organisation agendas such as digital expertise, thought leadership, integration, new business acquisitions winning accounts such as Bata, Adidas, HCL Healthcare, Logitech and UC Browser.

Kapil Arora Kapil Arora

Kapil Arora, President and Branch Head, Ogilvy Group North, said, “OgilvyOne Delhi is a young, spunky and inspiring place to be at. And I'm glad we have a leader of Sidharth's experience, talent and drive to harness that energy, toward creating class leading work that works, for our clients. Together with Sidharth and creative lead Abhishek Gupta's partnership, expect a lot more action from this part of the country.”

With over 14 years of work experience at agencies such as McCann, Timesjobs, Indian Express, Cheil and Tyroo: Quasar, Sidharth is well poised to enhance OgilvyOne’s already existing strengths in the Northern part of its India network.

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