Hemal Bhuptani has joined Network Advertising as Senior Vice-President, Client Services. Bhuptani has an experience of over two decades across advertising, digital marketing, marketing and sales.
Bhuptani has worked on both sides of the table – as an advertiser and as a communications solutions provider.
At Network Advertising, Bhuptani will have the joint responsibility of heading an independent business group along with driving the Digital Communication Services.
Vinod Nair, Managing Director of Network Advertising, said, “To further our belief that Holistic Brand Solutions is the only way to nurture brands in today’s disintegrated world, we are fortunate to have an integrated communications professional like Hemal on board.”
Bhuptani said, “I have always been fascinated by the process of building brands in a 360-degree manner. I am keenly looking forward to my role in network advertising, which is a truly integrated communications agency and will give me the opportunity to provide the right solutions for the brands we handle.”
As an advertising professional, Bhuptani has worked with JWT and Interface Business Solutions, a digital marketing agency. On the client side, he has managed brands such as Kansai Nerolac and VIP Luggage, both in marketing and sales. Additionally, he has worked in London with a digital marketing start-up that was operating in two lines of businesses – Cultr, digital targeting of the Indian diaspora in UK and Webfluenz, social media listening, monitoring and research.
Over the years, Bhuptani has nurtured several brands such as GAP, Pepsi, DSP Merril Lynch, Bajaj Finserv, Standard Chartered Bank, HDFC Bank, Bajaj Electricals, among others.
Network is a fully integrated advertising agency based in Mumbai.