Publicis India has announced the appointment of Ishrath Nawaz as executive creative director. Nawaz will be based in Mumbai and report to Bobby Pawar, CCO and MD, Publicis South Asia.
Prior to this he was senior creative director at McCann Worldwide.
Pawar said, “We’ve been on this journey of upping our creative game for the last three, four years. It’s resulted in some landmark campaigns. Ishrath adds to our talent pool, leadership pool and our drive. He’s a bright guy with a body of cool stuff in his bag, and I’m confident he will help us raise our game even more. Plus, he shares my love for poetry."
Srija Chatterjee, MD – Publicis India, said, “Ishrath comes with a rich creative background having handled a host of brands across multiple agencies. His knack to come up with quick and customisable solutions on any given creative brief is what makes him a talent to watch for. Not to forget the many laurels his works have won across multiple award shows. We are happy to have him in our fold and look forward to a creative transformation on the brands that he will handle.”
Nawaz added, “There are but a few times in your life when you get an opportunity to make a difference. To change, create, shape and mould things, into something extraordinary. To me, this is one of those times. Because Publicis India, is on the brink of something special. The market is ripe for the vision that the agency has. And I, therefore, count myself lucky. With a powerhouse leadership team in Bobby Pawar, Srija Chatterjee, and Ravpreet Ganesh, there are great things in store in the days to come. My mandate is simple: take Publicis to the next level. And with their support, I hope to be able to do that, and more.”
He has also worked with Soho Square, Saatchi & Saatchi, FCB Ulka and Rediffusion Y&R.