Fali Vakeel, chief operating officer of Lowe Lintas, has just been appointed vice chairman of Lowe Lintas India. He will continue to be based in Mumbai, and his appointment comes into effect immediately.
Prior to joining Lowe Lintas, Vakeel worked in London at JWT and McCann for over 8 years and has now been with the organization for over two decades, having worked out of both the Mumbai and Bangalore offices.
Speaking on the appointment, Lowe Lintas, chief executive officer, Joseph George said, “Fali was an obvious and easy choice. His personality, experience and fierce bias for the agency's well being will now play an even more pivotal role in helping us chart the future of this agency."
Chairman and chief creative officer, Lowe Lintas, R Balki, added, “Fali introduced me to Lowe Lintas and he is one of the prime reasons why I am here. At Lowe Lintas, the combination of wisdom, irreverence and commitment means Fali. I wish he would be here as long as the agency exists,”
On his appointment, Fali Vakeel, vice chairman, Lowe Lintas, says, “This agency has been a powerhouse of people, talent, product and ideas for as long as I can remember and I cant think of a better partnership to work with than Balki and Joe to take it to the next level.”