Publicis ropes in Manasi Kadne to head creative in Mumbai as ECD

She was senior creative director at Ogilvy & Mather prior

Nov 10, 2016 05:07:00 AM | Article | Campaign India Team

Publicis Capital has announced the appointment of Manasi Kadne as ECD, to lead creative at its Mumbai office and the L'Oreal Garnier account. She will report to Bobby Pawar, MD and CCO, Publicis South Asia. She joins the agency from Ogilvy & Mather. 
Nakul Chopra, CEO, Publicis South Asia, said, We have been very fortunate in our ability to always attract the best talent. This time is no different. In Manasi, we have found a more than capable leader to take over the creative reins at Publicis Capital Mumbai. I’m confident she will add significantly to our firepower and add value to our clients' brands, especially Garnier for L’Oreal India”.
Pawar said, “It’s no secret that great work comes from great people who thrive in a great culture. We’ve been on a mission to make that happen. And it shows in our output. Manasi can help us up our game. She is not only a good creative, she is a good leader. But what I like most about her is that her creativity isn’t limited to the office, it bleeds into her life. Her interests will only aid us in making new kinds of stuff for our brands.”
Kadne added, “It's a great opportunity for me to work with Publicis, the agency that pioneered beauty and luxury brand advertising. I have always loved working on beauty and working on Garnier will only bring out the best in me. I am sure it's going to be a fun ride working with Bobby and the team, creating great work and building brands.”.
In a career spanning 15 years, she has also worked with McCann Erickson, Leo Burnett, DDB Mudra and SSC&B Lintas.