Famous Innovations has roped in Namit Prasad as head of planning. Prasad joins the agency from Aditya Birla Financial Services where he was chief manager - insights.
In a career spanning more than a decade, Prasad has also worked with Publicis, DDB Mudra and Lowe Lintas.
Prior to Prasad's appointment Ninad Umargekar headed strategy and planning at the agency. Umargekar moved to Taproot Dentsu last year.
Raj Kamble, founder and CCO, Famous Innovations, said, "When I met Namit, I immediately knew that he is a Famous kind of person - humble, genuine, someone who knows how to make a big point in a soft spoken way. His strength is that he is a new age planner who understands design, digital, content and advertising. In an agency that is on the growth highway, we need people who can move sharply and swiftly, and Namit is the right fit for that."
Prasad said, "I joined Famous because it has a very contemporary vision of innovation, which brands and businesses need more and more everyday. It is a great opportunity to lead a talented planning team with diverse backgrounds that brings lot of interesting thinking on the table. Raj is a true entrepreneur and has a way of connecting the dots in interesting ways in both business and creativity, and I look forward to this journey eagerly."
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