Christabelle Howie joins Grey as Chennai branch head

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Advertising | June 05, 2008
Prior to joining Grey Group India, Howie was working with Lowe Chennai as associate vice-president

Christabelle Howie & #BANNER1 & # has joined Grey Group India as branch head in Chennai. At Grey, she will report to Nirvik Singh, president, South and Southeast Asia, Grey Group. Prior to this, Howie was working at Lowe Chennai as associate vice-president. While at Lowe, she handled brands such as Ford, Hutch Chennai and Tamil Nadu, Sify and IBM.

Christabelle Howie
Howie has around 14 years of experience and has worked across various sectors in media such as advertising, direct marketing, database and response management in various agencies such as JWT, Young & Rubicam (Y&R) and O&M.

Announcing the appointment, Singh says, "Since Christabelle has travelled full circle in the field of communication with experience in event, PR and advertising, her expertise will provide a thrust to Grey's plans of integrated communication solutions and help in building and expanding our presence in the Chennai market."

Commenting on her new role, Howie says, "Grey India has embarked on a new journey to provide integrated solutions to our existing and future clients and I'm looking forward to this very challenging role."

Just recently, Grey Worldwide was in the news when Preeti Nair decided to resign from her post as national creative director.