Russell John has joined Publicis India as vice president - strategy. John will be based in Mumbai and report to Sudeep Gohil, CSO and managing partner, Publicis India.
Prior to this he was AVP, Lowe Lintas.
Gohil said, “From our initial meetings, I was excited about Russell joining us and working with our clients. He has a rare blend of characteristics, which make him a great person for the growing team. Humility, curiosity, passion, intelligence and a magnetic personality. I’m very enthusiastic to see his ideas come to bear on the work we are doing in the agency.”
John said, “In Sudeep Gohil, Srija Chatterjee and Paritosh Srivastava I found leaders who I wanted to associate with. It seemed like a buzzing and encouraging environment, which would give me an opportunity to add value to both the group as well as a varied set of brands. I am looking forward to lots of exciting associations and doing some great work for Publicis India.”
Russell has also worked with Leo Burnett and Brand David Communications.