Publicis Capital has brought on board Suresh Subramaniam and Harikrishnan Warrier as business unit heads.
Subramaniam joins Publicis Capital as vice president and will head the Nestle and United biscuits business. Prior to joining the agency, he was with Percept/H. Prior to Percept, he had worked with Capital, Nexus Equity and Milestone.
Commenting on his move, he said, "I had got into a comfort zone at Percept and was looking for challenging opportunities. It came in the form of handling one of the finest Global FMCG brands at Publicis, which is among the aggressive agencies today. I am looking forward to doing some really exciting work on Nestle."
Harikrishnan R. Warrier joins the agency with an industry experience of over 10 years. He has had two stints with along with brief stints at Contract and Percept/H. Before this assignment, Warrier was with Dentsu India handling, among other clients, mainly, Maruti Suzuki. He terms this stint, of more than three years, as the most dynamic one wherein he rediscovered his passion for advertising as a career.
On the two new appointments, Ashutosh Sawhney, executive vice president and office head, Publicis Capital Delhi said, "With the growing, diverse needs of our clients, the leadership teams of the agency also need to be dynamic, multi - faceted and passionate. In both Suresh and Hari, we have found people who bring to the table, mature & diverse perspectives enriched with huge cross category & cultural learnings. I am confident that the two will be able to build ecosystems that will be equally beneficial to our clients, teams and themselves."
Hemant Misra, chief executive officer, Publicis Capital added, "The induction of Suresh and Hari will help Ashutosh steer the Delhi operation to even greater heights "