Cheil Worldwide has announced the appointment of Nishi Suri as chief operating officer, South West Asia. Suri's move is effective January 2017 and she will be based in Gurugram. Prior to this she was international brand consultant and founder at BrandCross Consulting LLC.
The last designated COO at Cheil was Hari Krishan. He left the agency in September 2014. Group president Shiv Sethuraman exits the agency in January 2017.
John Koo, managing director, Cheil South West Asia, said, “Over 25 years, Nishi has built an impressive track record of strategic and operational accomplishments and nurturing talent in leadership roles in running global brands and agency management. Her wealth of experience across the world will be a valuable asset as we continue to accelerate growth through our vision and our strategic actions. I am delighted to welcome her to the Cheil family.”
Suri said “In this transformative age where creative meets technology, I am very excited to join Cheil and help them develop strategies and drive creativity that will put Cheil ahead-of-the-curve for its clients and brands. I look forward to partnering with the very talented leadership team to deliver the company’s vision and invigorate growth.”