Rohit Malkani has been appointed as executive creative director (national) at Law & Kenneth Saatchi & Saatchi. He joins from Minority Brand Creation and Management where he was chief creative officer.
Malkani will be based in Mumbai and head a group in the city along with heading the creative mandate for the agency's offices in Delhi and Kolkata.
Anil S Nair, CEO and managing partner, Law & Kenneth Saatchi & Saatchi, informed that Malkani joins a leadership team that consists of Charles Victor and Rahul Nangia (joint NCDs), Vivek Rao (CCO, North), Delna Sethna Patel (CCO on P&G brands) and Kartik Smetacek (ECD).
He added, “Rohit is a fantastic addition to our creative leadership team. His expertise and energy will be a great asset for Law & Kenneth Saatchi & Saatchi clients."
Malkani said, “These are exciting times at Law & Kenneth Saatchi & Saatchi. The agency is at yet another inflection point with an agenda that promises one heck of a ride. We have brands that would make any agency envious, a team that is hungry, a vision that is inspiring and audacious and the ammunition to fire us into the next level. To me it was an irresistible offer and I can’t wait to bring my brand of infectious energy to the organisation.”
In a career spanning 22 years, he has also worked with Rediffusion Y&R, JWT, Grey Worldwide, Planetasia.com, Publicis Ambience Advertising, Bates, Publicis Singapore.