Ogilvy has appointed Shouvik Roy as President and Head of Office, Ogilvy Delhi. Roy will join Ogilvy Delhi on December 5, 2019, and will report to Kunal Jeswani, CEO, Ogilvy India.
Roy has spent most of the past two decades engaged in Brand Consulting, Design, Marketing and Advertising. He has worked with firms like HCL, GE Capital, and DDB Mudra.
Roy has been a co-founder of two successful startups in the Branding / Design / Communications space - an entrepreneur whose previous firm Brand Planet (Elephant) got acquired by YAAP in 2016. Recently, he exited YAAP as a Senior Partner.
Several large enterprises, leading startups and government initiatives have benefitted from his expertise in Brand Strategy, Corporate Branding/Rebranding and Design Thinking.
Piyush Pandey, Chief Creative Officer, Worldwide & Executive Chairman, India, The Ogilvy Group, said, "Talent is the lifeblood of our company. Shouvik is a refreshing new talent who will bring new skills to Ogilvy India. We are excited to have him on board and partner him on his new journey at Ogilvy. Delhi is one of our finest offices with a great young team and a fantastic client portfolio. I’m sure Shouvik will do a great job of leading the work, our clients and our people."
Jeswani said, "Shouvik Roy brings a width of rich capability to Ogilvy. He will lead Ogilvy Delhi and help us shape its future. His strong, varied experience will help us stay ahead in a volatile, changing communication environment. And his warmth, compassion and love for great ideas will ensure our culture and our creative reputation continue to thrive."
Roy has lived in Delhi NCR for over 20 years after moving from Mumbai. He will be responsible for a robust portfolio of clients including Dabur, Pernod Ricard, KFC, BMW, Coca-Cola, Perfetti Van Melle, Uber, Eicher Motors, Mother Dairy, Philips, Voltas, Max New York Life, American Express and many more.
Roy said, “I am delighted to join an organization that has been a lifelong inspiration for me. The advertising industry is seeing rapid change and I hope that I will be able to play a meaningful role in shaping it and make it work for Ogilvy. I am looking forward to working closely with a very bright young team here in Delhi NCR and to my interactions with the industry stalwarts at Ogilvy.”