Ogilvy has announced the appointment of Shouvik Roy as president and head of its Delhi office. Roy will join the agency on 5 December 2019 and report to Kunal Jeswani, CEO, Ogilvy India.
He moves after a three-year stint as senior partner at Yaap.
Jeswani said, "Shouvik Roy brings a width of rich capability to Ogilvy. He will lead Ogilvy Delhi and help us shape its future. His strong, varied experience will help us stay ahead in a volatile, changing communication environment. And his warmth, compassion and love for great ideas will ensure our culture and our creative reputation continue to thrive."
Roy said, “I am delighted to join an organisation that has been a lifelong inspiration for me. The advertising industry is seeing rapid change and I hope that I will be able to play a meaningful role in shaping it and make it work for Ogilvy. I am looking forward to working closely with a very bright young team here in Delhi NCR and to my interactions with the industry stalwarts at Ogilvy.”
Piyush Pandey, chief creative officer, worldwide and executive chairman, India, Ogilvy group, said, "Talent is the lifeblood of our company. Shouvik is a refreshing new talent who will bring new skills to Ogilvy India. We are excited to have him on board and partner him on his new journey at Ogilvy. Delhi is one of our finest offices with a great young team and a fantastic client portfolio. I’m sure Shouvik will do a great job of leading the work, our clients and our people."
He has also worked with Brand Planet/Elephant Delhi, Alchemist Brand Consulting, GE, Mudra Communications and Hewlett Packard.