Campaign India Team
May 19, 2010

Breaking news: Ajay Naqvi joins Mudra India as EVP - North and East

Ajay Naqvi has joined Mudra India to head the agency's North and East unit. He will join as EVP and head of Mudra North and East. Prior to this, Naqvi was the national business head for Airtel at Rediffusion Y&R.

Breaking news: Ajay Naqvi joins Mudra India as EVP - North and East

Ajay Naqvi has joined Mudra India to head the agency's North and East unit. He will join as EVP and head of Mudra North and East.

Prior to this, Naqvi was the national business head for Airtel at Rediffusion Y&R.

Commenting on his appointment, Naqvi said, "I am excited to have become a part of this great journey that Mudra is undertaking with a clear and obtainable destination. The way I see it, my biggest challenge would be to bring simplicity back into advertising. Great people, great work is what I would like to hear everybody say about Mudra North and East soon."

Jude Fernandes, CEO, Mudra India added, "Ajay will be responsible for spearheading greater growth in the region and delivering on critical fronts such as creative product, client relationships and new business. With his mix of passion and enthusiasm, he is perfectly suited for the position and I’m sure that his addition will infuse the team with new enthusiasm to deliver better solutions and results for all our partners. We are delighted to welcome him on board."

Madhukar Kamath, MD and CEO, Mudra Group said, "Mudra India has a legacy of producing true creative business solutions that deliver real, measurable results for its roster of clients. In fact, it houses some of the Mudra Group’s most enduring relationships. And Ajay perfectly matches the agency’s DNA of enterprise, creativity and drive."

Naqvi brings with him over 10 years of diverse experience in the industry across agencies such as Ogilvy & Mather, Leo Burnett, Bates Asia and Rediffusion. He has worked on a variety of businesses, such as Castrol, Indian Oil, Amaron, Tata Motors, DHL, HPCL, Nokia, Heineken, Airtel and campaigns like Sumo Victa- ‘Kuch log Sumo chalate hain’ and Safari- ‘Reclaim your life’, amongst others.

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Campaign India

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