IPAN Hill+Knowlton Strategies (H+K) has announced the elevation of Vinod Moorthy, SVP, West, as SVP, North India and Apac corporate practice leader. Moorthy joined the company in 2007, and will now be based in Gurgaon.
Devasis Chattopadhay, senior client services director, takes over as VP, West India. Chattopadhay joined the company in early 2013. Besides Mumbai operations, he will be in charge of growing the finance practice pan-India, informed an agency statement.
Radhika Shapoorjee, president, South Asia & India, H+K Strategies, said, “Vinod has been an instrumental part of the Mumbai business for over seven years, and in that time has grown our footprint into diverse sectors including infrastructure, entertainment, FMCG and finance and we’re looking forward to seeing more of that expansion in North India. Devasis has exactly the right level of experience and passion to take the Mumbai business forward to even greater heights. These are exciting times for us here in India.”