Ramanuj Shastry has joined Saatchi & Saatchi as national creative director. Shastry (pictured) recently stepped down from the role of chief creative officer at Rediffusion Y&R. Post Shastry's exit, Sagar Mahabaleshwarkar will be the only chief creative officer at Rediffusion Y&R.
Speaking about his career move, Shastry said, "My reason for quitting Rediffusion Y&R and joining Saatchi & Saatchi is due to a bigger and better deal. I have a lot of respect for Kamal Basu."
Shastry has been with Rediffusion Y&R since 2007. He began his career with O&M in 1994, after which he moved on to join McCann Erickson. He worked as senior creative director at McCann. After 11 years, he moved on to work at Publicis Ambience as national creative director for a year before joining Rediffusion Y&R.