Azazul Haque has moved on from Mullen Lintas as Chief Creative Officer. He confirmed the news to BestMediaInfo.com.
His last day at work was April 15, 2022. Haque said that he will be taking a small sabbatical and wants to explore something outside advertising going forward.
He joined Mullen Lintas in January 2019. Before that, he was the Chief Creative Officer at Ogilvy South.
Haque moved from Ogilvy Mumbai to Ogilvy Bangalore as Executive Creative Director in June 2016. He joined Ogilvy in 2013 as Group Creative Director from Contract Advertising.
Haque started his career with Lowe Lintas (then Lowe Lintas + Partners) back in 2001. Over the years that followed, he worked with Bates, Publicis, Mudra, McCann, Contract and Ogilvy on well-known brands like Nescafe, Coca Cola, Nestle Maggi, Domino’s Pizza, Dabur, Maruti Suzuki, Havells, Amazon, Titan and Motorola, ICICI Bank, Bajaj Auto and Rajasthan Tourism, among others.
His work for Havells (Shock laga), Domino's (Pahli kamayi + Yeh hai rishton ka time), Rajasthan Tourism (Jaane kya dikh jaaye), Amazon (Mom be a girl again + Chonkpur Cheetahs) and Titan Raga (Mom to be) are memorable and widely appreciated.
His work has been consistently recognised and rewarded at domestic and international award shows like Cannes Lion, D&AD Pencil, India and APAC Effie, Kyoorius, WARC et al. In 2018, he was awarded South Asia Creative Person of the Year (Runners Up) by a popular magazine.