Leo Burnett India has announced three appointments to its senior account management team in Mumbai.
While Ashima Mehra and Maninder Bali join as SVPs, Sarina Baretto has been appointed as vice president.
Mehra has worked on both the client side and with agencies and has led brands at Godfrey Phillips India and Reckitt Benckiser where she was spearheading the PO1 team for Dettol in 15 countries (developing markets).
Bali joins Burnett from Publicis Singapore, where he was the regional business director on P&G's Safeguard global business. This is his second stint with Leo Burnett, previously Bali was vice president at Leo Burnett, Mumbai where he led the agency’s McDonald’s account nationwide.
Dheeraj Sinha, MD - India and CSO – Leo Burnett South Asia, said, “It is important to have a leadership team which echoes our new-age thinking and creative approach. I am thrilled to welcome Bali, Ashima and Sarina onboard and I am confident that the energy and experience that each of them bring will translate in creating world-class work for our clients.”