VML has announced the appointment of Venkatagiri Rao as creative head. He joins the agency from DDB Mudra Group Mumbai, where he was ECD.
Based in Mumbai, Rao reports to Tripti Lochan, CEO, VML Southeast and India.
Lochan said, "With the digital marketing landscape evolving rapidly over the years, we remain firmly committed to pushing the boundaries of technology and expanding our creative offering to serve brands with brilliant ideas. We are delighted to have Venkat on board, and are confident that his passion for innovation will drive the change brands need, and take our creative offerings a notch higher.”
Rao said, “As VML continues to gain momentum in Southeast Asia and India, I am honoured to be given the opportunity to be part of an agency that is strongly invested in creating awe-inspiring customer experiences that drive proven business impact. I am definitely looking forward to working closely with the India team to push new creative boundaries.”
In career spanning 16 years he has also worked with Ogilvy, Publicis, Alok Nanda & Company and Fisheye Creative Solutions.