Leo Burnett India has brought in Rakesh Hinduja as executive vice president. Hinduja will be based in Mumbai and joins from Publicis Singapore where he was regional business director.
Saurabh Varma, CEO, Leo Burnett India, said, “Rakesh is a result-oriented leader. Our endeavour is to create sustainable growth for our clients and Rakesh’s appointment is aligned with that objective. His experience spans from local to regional clients, from conventional communication to integrated solutions and from brands to business management, thereby making him a vital addition to Leo Burnett and to our clients.”
Hinduja added, “I’m truly excited to join Leo Burnett and be back to play on home pitch, India. Leo Burnett’s vision and integrated approach to business solutions absolutely resonates with the kind of agency and passion I want to be part of. Current evolution in India presents enormous opportunity across mediums and audiences, which I would like to leverage using my experience of working across categories and channels. I look forward to working with the talented team at Leo Burnett and its prestigious portfolio of brands to do some great work for our clients.”
Along with Publicis, he has also worked with Publicis Ambience, McCann Worldgroup and Ezeego1.com (digital interface for Cox & Kings).