Lowe Lintas has announced the elevation of Naveen Gaur as deputy CEO.
Gaur was COO for North, East and South prior. He had joined the agency in 2010 as branch head, Delhi. Gaur will now be based in Lowe's headquarters in Mumbai.
Virat Tandon, group CEO, MullenLowe Lintas Group, said, “Over the years, Naveen has not just driven great business growth at Lowe Lintas, but also built a fantastic team. He has scripted many success stories while partnering MNC brands, startup brands and Indian brands. He is a passionate entrepreneur at heart. I am super excited for Naveen to lead Lowe Lintas into the next phase of growth.”
Gaur added, "In today’s evolving and dynamic business environment, where technology is disrupting businesses and presenting challenges and opportunities almost on an everyday basis. I am thrilled with the opportunity given to me by this great institution to drive the growth, ROI and stature of our brands."
Amer Jaleel, group CCO and chairman, MullenLowe Lintas Group, said, “I’ve worked with Naveen now close to 10 years and I can safely say that he’s among the rarest of advertising professionals today. He’s equally at ease with brand and with business, with a Google and Galgotias, casting and cohorts. Naveen supremely gets the value we bring to our clients’ business and his coming to Bombay will bring a lot of focus to new business, new ways of business and new kinds of business for Lowe Lintas.”
In a career spanning more than 20 years, he has also worked with McCann Worldgroup India and Mudra.