Digital-first integrated marketing agency Gozoop has appointed Gillan Marie Hooper as Group Director, Brand Communications. She will report to Premkumar Iyer, Vice-President, National Operations, and will handle brands such as Taj Hotels, Intermiles, Viacom18, Gulf Oil, Ace Blend Zee Zindagi, and British Council among others.
Hooper comes to Gozoop with more than 11 years of experience across digital marketing, where she has helped build brands’ marketing strategies along with reputation and crisis management.
In her previous stint, Hooper worked with Genesis Burson Cohn-Wolfe, where she led key client relations for brands such as Britannia, Tata Sky, IndiGo, and 3M India. During her formative years, she has worked with media channels like Network 18, Solutions| Digitas and Interactive Avenues where she has picked up valuable skills in communication and marketing.
Commenting on her appointment, Hooper said, “I joined Gozoop with a strong intention to learn, grow and build a strong performance yet open environment with internal and external stakeholders. It gives me immense pride to know that Gozoop and I share the same values and vision of building strong brands but stronger relationships with our clients. With the dynamic industry we work in, it is important to be seen as brand partner instead of just another agency, because when we start working as one unit, that it where the true magic happens. I look forward to creating work which people will remember and with Gozoop providing that environment, I’m sure we’ll do whatever it takes to get there.”
Ahmed Aftab Naqvi, CEO and Co-Founder of Gozoop, said, "Gozoop is experiencing explosive exponential growth, and we’re delighted to have someone as experienced, skilled, and culturally aligned as Gillian on board to help us Go... Zoop further, faster.”