Puneet Kapoor has been appointed as ECD of McCann Bengaluru. Kapoor has replaced Ashwin Parthiban who left the agency on 4 October.
Prior to this he was ECD at McCann Mumbai.
Kapoor had joined McCann in 2014 for his second stint, prior to which he was at BBH.
Prasoon Joshi, chairman Apac, CEO and CCO McCann Worldgroup India said, "Puneet is from a rare breed of creative directors who though professionally trained as an art director also has great flair for writing. Puneet is truly an intricate craftsman.He also carries an immense sense of responsibility. I am sure with Dileep Ashoka leading our operations from the front this will be a formidable team that will further add value to our client's business."
Dileep Ashoka, head, McCann South India, said, “We are delighted to have Puneet on board here. He has the rare combination of cross pollinating client business issues with creative solutions. Our clients can look forward to greater business success with his coming on board!”
Kapoor said, “In a career spanning nearly two decades, I’ve spent the maximum time at McCann and do feel a strong connect with the culture. Especially the last few years at Mumbai McCann, where I have loved working on brands like Parachute, Saffola, Complan, Glucon-D, Asian Paints, PiramaliRange, IDFC Bank, Park Avenue and Fanta (South-east Asia region) to name a few. We have some solid brands portfolios at McCann Bangalore under ITC Aashirwaad, TVS and Britannia as mother brands, and I am really excited to partner and do some exciting and efficacious work to add more thump to these brands.”
Kapoor started his career with Saatchi & Saatchi Delhi in 1997. He has worked with Leo Burnett, Enterprise Nexus, Ogilvy and Eleven Brandworks.