Campaign India Team
Mar 28, 2019

Havas Mumbai gets Gururaj Rao as executive creative director

Also joining the agency is Durgesh Singh as associate creative director - copy

Havas Mumbai gets Gururaj Rao as executive creative director
Havas India has announced the appointment of Gururaj Rao and Durgesh Singh. The duo join the agency's Mumbai office as executive creative director and associate creative director - copy respectively.
They will report to Mayur Hola, national creative director, Havas Creative. 
Rao joins the agency from Tiqui-Taka, while Singh was previously at Publicis as creative supervisor. 
Hola said, “Guru brings an infectious energy that Bobby and I are sure will light up the Havas Mumbai office and give it purpose. His interaction with people is at a granular level and he’s just a straight up solid guy who puts his head down and gets work done. We’re very happy to have a kindred spirit such as him on-board. Durgesh is a bright spark. His ideas are just what we need as we add creative muscle to the Mumbai office. We’re sure that Durgesh and Guru will create a powerful alliance and work with the rest as part of  a great team.”
Rao said, “I am really looking forward to being  part of this exciting new team and  working with Bobby Pawar and Mayur Hola and their vision of a refreshed creative proposition for Havas Group India,."
Singh added, “I feel I've come to Havas at a very interesting time. Havas Group’s integrated operating model and Vivendi (an entertainment powerhouse) parentage creates a world of opportunities. I am excited to be a part of the team and look forward to doing some amazing work."
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