Campaign India Team
Oct 18, 2018

Ajay Gahlaut to leave Ogilvy

This is his second stint at the agency

Ajay Gahlaut to leave Ogilvy
Ogilvy India has announced that Ajay Gahlaut, deputy chief creative officer, Ogilvy India, CCO - Ogilvy North, has resigned from his position at the agency.
 
Gahlaut wants to pursue his own interests according to the Ogilvy statement.  
 
This was his second stint at the agency. He first joined Ogilvy in 2001 and was with the agency till 2005. He rejoined in 2007. 
 
Sonal Dabral, group chief creative officer and vice chairman, Ogilvy India, said, "Ajay did some excellent work in his decade long innings in Ogilvy Delhi. I'd like to thank him for building a great team and wish him all the best for all his future endeavours." 
 
Piyush Pandey, executive chairman and CCO, Ogilvy South Asia, said, "Ajay is looking for life beyond advertising and for that reason, I cannot stop him just like I couldn’t stop Abhijit. If Abhijit was going to another agency, I wouldn’t have let him go. Everyone has a dream and unfortunately, I can’t fulfil that dream. He has done a stellar job and I am very proud of him.  He worked very closely with me and I will miss him. He is a very dear friend."
Source:
Campaign India

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