Himanshu Saxena has joined McCann Worldgroup India for his third stint with the agency. Saxena has been appointed as EVP and head of its Mumbai operations, taking over from Suraja Kishore who recently joined BBDO.
Saxena was previously brand lead at Edelman.
Prasoon Joshi, chairman, McCann Asia Pacific and CEO and CCO McCann Worldgroup India, said, “I am really happy to have Himanshu back in the McCann family again. This is the testimony of the fact that culture of McCann India is unique and conducive to nurturing great talent. Himanshu comes with a wide range of experience, his passion for creative solutions that drive effectiveness will add a new dimension to our valued client relationships in our Mumbai operation.”
Saxena had previously worked with McCann as EVP and general manager between December 2014 and August 2015. His first stint with the agency was between 2006 and 2011.
He said, “I am absolutely thrilled to be part of McCann’s highly respected leadership. McCann is the most respected, awarded and recognised creative communication agency in India. McCann’s rich client portfolio and talent pool is ripe with opportunities to take its game to the next level of creative excellence and effectiveness through integrated solutions delivered by the McCann Worldgroup specialist practices across advertising, Digital, CRM, Experiential and Healthcare.”
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