Emmanuel Upputuru moves on from Cheil India

Was chief creative officer at the agency

Mar 02, 2022 07:35:00 AM | Article | Campaign India Team

Cheil India has announced the exit of its chief creative officer, Emmanuel Upputuru.  
Upputuru had joined the agency in 2018. 
During his stint at Cheil India, Upputuru worked on campaigns for brands like Samsung, MG Motor, TCS, ITC Agro Business, and Adidas India. 
Upputuru said, “I have decided to leave my position at Cheil India after three-and-half exciting years. It was a really tough decision as I know I am walking away from a goldmine. But I feel satisfied with what we could achieve - being ranked fourth hottest agency for two consecutive years is one thing, but the joy of creating a single integrated creative team, probably the largest in the country, is my big takeaway. I would like to thank the Cheil management for the confidence placed in me to lead their massive creative ship. And how can I not thank Malcolm Poynton for all the support, the interactions and the leadership during my innings here. I am going to miss the GCPC – one of the best Global Creative Councils in the world - the colleagues from around the globe will now stay friends forever. I am leaving behind a future-ready team, and I am sure there will be more success stories from Cheil India in the coming months and years. I now look ahead restlessly as the industry is opening up so many possibilities.” 
With a career spanning two decades, Upputuru has worked at Ogilvy and Publicis, among others.