Edelman India has announced the appointment of Vinod Moorthy as director of Rediffusion/Edelman, effective immediately.
Moorthy takes over from Jimmy Mogal, who moves into an advisory role at Edelman India. Moorthy will be based in Mumbai and will take charge of the Tata business. He will report to Rakesh Thukral, managing director, Edelman India. Prior to this Moorthy was with H+K Strategies where he was SVP, North India and corporate practice lead, Apac.
Thukral said, "With Vinod’s appointment, we are further strengthening our leadership team at Rediffusion/Edelman. Vinod brings years of knowledge and experience in driving corporate reputation campaigns for major companies which will further elevate our offerings. Jimmy has played a key role over the last year in spearheading the team and will continue to play a strategic role at Edelman India.”
Diwan Arun Nanda, chairman and managing director, Rediffusion Y&R, said, “We welcome Vinod’s addition to the team handling our Tata mandate. I am confident that with his multifaceted experience he will add substantial value to our offering to the client.”
Moorthy has also worked with Ketchum Sampark and Good Relations India, besides heading GCI, the PR division of Grey Worldwide.