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Rupam Ganguly quits Grey Worldwide

By Savia Jane Pinto , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Advertising | December 28, 2009
It is claimed that the Delhi branch head will go back to being on the client side of the business

Grey Worldwide's Delhi branch head has decided to move on in the New Year. Rupam Ganguly will be with the agency until January 2010.

Ganguly wasn't available for comment; however, reliable sources from within the industry have confirmed the news to afaqs!. Ganguly, who is vice-president and branch head for Grey's Delhi operations, joined the agency in 2007.

& #BANNER1 & #In his tenure, the agency won accounts such as Jindal SAW and John Keells and reclaimed Haier. Ganguly was marketing director, APAC, Philips Electronics, Singapore, before joining Grey.

Ganguly began his career with McCann Erickson in 1989. After two years, he moved to Everest Brand Solutions and stayed here for three years, before moving to Mudra. After this, Ganguly moved to Lowe, Bengaluru, where he spent five years, working mainly on the Britannia account.

It was during this association with Britannia that Ganguly made a switchover to the client side. A year and a half later, Ganguly, who found himself on the other side of the table, joined Philips Electronics in 2000. He was the general manager, consumer and trade marketing, Mumbai, and was responsible for implementing marketing initiatives in India. In a span of two years, he was made the APAC marketing director for Philips Electronics, Singapore.

It is learned that on moving out of Grey, Ganguly may return to being a marketer.

Ganguly is a postgraduate diploma holder in advertising and PR from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication, Delhi. He has an MBA degree from the UB School of Management, New York. His advertising and marketing experience spans 18 years.