Kaustav Das, vice-president, Euro RSCG, Chennai, is joining TBWA as vice-president, South, today.
K George John, chairman & managing director, TBWA, has confirmed the development.
"We have strong operations in the South across Cochin, Bangalore and Chennai. Some of our key clients there include Standard Chartered Bank, Henkel Spic, Sundaram Mutual Fund, Geogit Securities, Malayala Manorama, and Apple Computers. We believe Kaustav has the capability for leading this operation and add value to the businesses," John adds.
Das has 13 years of experience in the advertising industry. He started his career with the Kolkata branch of Sistas (now Saatchi & Saatchi). After spending one-and-a-half years in Kolkata, he moved to O&M, Bangalore.
The next stop was Lintas, Bangalore, where he spent more than six years. During this stint, he was deputed to Hindustan Lever between September 1999 and March 31, 2000 as brand manager, oil business. After this, he came back to Lintas as planning head for HLL's foods portfolio.
Next, he moved to Mudra, Bangalore, as client servicing director where he looked at deodorant brand Fa and infotech major Satyam Computers. Thereafter, he had a brief stint as general manager - clent servicing at RK Swamy/BBDO.
Following this assignment, Das moved in as vice-president, Euro RSCG, Chennai, where he spent about two years.
Das told agencyfaqs! that he is excited about the new opportunity and is looking forward to his new responsibilities. © 2005 agencyfaqs!