Vijay Jacob, branch
head, G3 Communications, Chennai has moved to David, Chennai, as vice-president and general manager. G3 Communications is Grey Worldwide's second agency.
Commenting on the reason behind this move, Jacob says, "There is plenty of action happening at David these days, especially after the recent rebranding."
"In addition, on a couple of occasions, I have interacted with Josy Paul, and I felt that our ideologies matched perfectly. That is how this development came about."
At David, Jacob will head the agency's operations in Chennai and Hyderabad. In addition, he will also handle the planning and new business activities.
Jacob will report to David's president, Kumar Subramaniam, and Josy Paul, the agency's national chairman.
Jacob started his career in 1995 with Eveready Industries. After spending five years in the sales and marketing department, he moved on to baazee.com, where he was the branch manager, Chennai.
After that, Jacob decided to give advertising a shot, with stints at Fountainhead (one year), Mudra (two years) and finally, G3 Communications, where he spent around 18 months. In his 10-year career, Jacob has worked closely with brands like CavinKare, Nile, Indica, Medimix, Cholayil Group, Dishnet, Nutrine, Fa and Sify, among others.
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