Himanshu Saxena has joined McCann Worldgroup as Executive Vice President and Head of its Mumbai Operations. Saxena will additionally work closely with the management on various brand integrations as the Head of Integration Mumbai.
He joins the agency from Edelman where he was Brand Lead for over two years.
Saxena has over 26 years of integrated communications experience across Advertising, Digital and Social Marketing, PR, Influence, Experiential, Design, Market Research as well as Brand Management functions in premiere organisations in the South Asian market.
He has worked with agencies like Trikaya Grey, Lowe, Reliance Energy, IMRB, McCann, JWT, Reliance JIO Infocomm & Edelman. He has worked on brands like Unilever, GSK, HSBC, PepsiCo, ESPN, Nike, Diageo, Barclays, Marico, Asian Paints, Dubai Tourism, Yum! Brands, Mars, Quikr, Audible, Starbucks, Bestseller, Park Avenue, Nissan/Datsun, Jet Airways, Airtel, Idea Cellular, Dialog Axiata and Reliance Jio in Indian & Sri Lankan markets.
Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, McCann Asia Pacific and CEO & CCO, McCann Worldgroup India, said, “I am really happy to have Himanshu back in McCann family again. This is the testimony of the fact that culture of McCann India is unique and conducive to nurturing great talent. Himanshu comes with a wide range of experience, his passion for creative solutions that drive effectiveness will add a new dimension to our valued client relationships in our Mumbai operation”
Saxena said “I am absolutely thrilled to be part of McCann’s highly respected leadership. McCann is the most respected, awarded and recognized creative communication agency in India. McCann’s rich client portfolio and talent pool is ripe with opportunities to take its game to the next level of creative excellence and effectiveness through integrated solutions delivered by the McCann Worldgroup specialist practices across advertising, Digital, CRM, Experiential and Healthcare.”