Defining Moments is a regular column which talks about the incidents that shaped great advertising, media and marketing careers.
The managing director and chief executive officer of Endemol India, Deepak Dhar has loved juggling many balls at the same time. The man who has been attracted to the new and has travelled the untraveled path shares the moments that defined him as a person.
Prabha Prabhu, who is CEO, Madison BMB, started working when she was 35. She looks back at a few key moments in her career.
Sunil Lulla, recently elevated as president, corporate development at BCCL says that he has always been feeling like an entrepreneur since he has got the freedom to work at all the organisations he has joined. Looking back at his 30-year long career, Lulla picks the milestones.
Sameer Nair, former STAR TV and NDTV Imagine CEO, took up the entrepreneurial challenge in 2011 and he believes that his career has mostly been about unplanned opportunities and obstacles. He talks to afaqs! as he looks back at a few key moments in his career.
Rajiv Sabnis, president, DDB Mudra Group, attributes everything that he is today to his army background. Here, he shares a few defining moments from his life.
Direct marketing expert Brian Almeida is a marathoner who believes good health is something he owes to his employees. The group managing director, Direxions Global Solutions, speaks to afaqs! about the defining moments of his career.
The passion for English language and writing led Prathap Suthan, better known as Pat, to a career in advertising. The thirst for new experiences in terms of travels, hobby and working in a plethora of agencies only enriched this craft for the trade.
From an auditing professional to head of marketing, Ajay Kakar, chief marketing officer, Aditya Birla Group Financial Services takes afaqs! through the significant moments in his career, learning the tricks of the trade while on the job and how fate and fortune played a big role, always.
Anooj Kapoor, executive vice-president and business head, SAB TV, who has always believed in following his heart, looks back at a few key moments in his career.
"In all my pomposity, I ensured I got myself a corner office," jokes founder, Pushpinder Singh (aka Pushpi), entering his spacious cabin at Saints & Warriors (SAW). The nature-lover, who has an extensive collection of owl curios perched on his cabinet, speaks to afaqs! about the key turning points of his career.