Rediffusion – Y & R has announced the appointment of Prabhakar Jampa as creative head – design and digital. Jampa joins Rediffusion from iContract where he was the senior creative director. He will be based out of Mumbai and will report into N Padmakumar, national creative director.
On the appointment, Padmakumar said, “Prabhakar brings with him an amazing blend of classical fine art, sharp advertising thinking and a cutting edge understanding of new media, digital and otherwise. He's a great addition to the consortium of beautiful minds and genuine hearts we're attracting into Rediffusion - Y&R. We're thrilled to have him here with us.”
Commenting on his move to Rediffusion, Jampa added, “I am truly delighted to be a part of this journey at Rediffusion – Y & R. What drew me here was the vision that Paddy and Rajappa have for the agency. Their focus on engagement ideas is very exciting coupled with the enormous opportunities that Rediffusion’s brands offer in terms of scope and challenge.”
He started his career with Karishma Advertising and then moved to Pressman. He has also worked with Maa Bozell, Result McCann and Wunderman before joining Contract Advertising. In his career of more than two decades, Jampa has worked on BSNL, Microsoft, Cabletron, Tektronix, IBM, BPL mobile, Infosys, NIIT, Tata Indicom Photon, HSBC, Shoppers Stop,Tata AIG, Bharati Axa and VSNL among other.