Leo Burnett has announced the appointment of Mayuresh Dubhashi and Sonal Chhajerh as executive creative directors.
Dubhashi joins the agency from Grey India where he was executive creative director while Chhajerh was last with Publicis Singapore.
The agency has also announced five new associate executive creative directors - Archit Gadiyar (Mumbai), Vikrant Yadav (Mumbai), Pradeep Kumar (Mumbai), Ashish Sharma (Bangalore) and Sudhir Das (Delhi).
Rajdeepak Das, managing director - India and chief creative officer - Leo Burnett South Asia, said, “Both Mayuresh and Sonal bring with them not only diverse experience but also a great creative vision which is new age and in line with the Leo Burnett’s wave three philosophy. I am confident that they will help us create world class creative work which will be impactful for businesses. The new team of the AECD’s are young, home-grown talents and since the past few years have contributed in producing some of the best works of the agency. At Leo Burnett we believe in empowering our teams and giving them a platform to grow and we are confident they have the potential to become future leaders who will carry our Wave 3 vision forward.”
Dubhashi said, “I am very excited to start working with a bunch of people who know what great advertising is, and what it should be in the years to come. Really glad to be part of the new wave of creativity.”
Chhajerh added, “Leo Burnett India has always had a strong creative culture. But what really excites me is the agency’s focus on combining technology and innovation with storytelling.”