Ogilvy India has announced Prem Narayan as the chief strategy officer of Ogilvy India and Balagopalan Ganapathy as head of planning, Ogilvy Mumbai.
Both roles are effective immediately.
In his capacity as chief strategy officer, Prem will lead the planning team to drive the national agenda. Prem will report to Kunal Jeswani.
In his earlier role, Prem was the planning head for Mumbai and the role of the chief strategy officer was handled by Madhukar Sabnavis apart from his other responsibilities.
Madhukar Sabnavis, vice chairman & director-client relations Ogilvy India, said, "Prem and Ganapathy have contributed to this function in the last decade; their promotion is a recognition of this. They are the ideal next generation planners to take Ogilvy Planning in India to the next level."
Kunal Jeswani, CEO, Ogilvy India, said, "Prem and Guns represent the best of Ogilvy, not just as planners but as Ogilvy Ambassadors. I am excited to see them lead change in our industry and our company, driving integrated strategy and planning across our brands and disciplines."