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Contract's Ashish Bahl to join Neo Sports as head - marketing

By Sapna Nair , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Advertising | May 11, 2010
Bahl has been with Contract Advertising for close to two years

Ashish Bahl, vice-president, account management, Contract Advertising is slated to join Neo Sports as head - marketing. He joins in place of Abhishek Verma, who quit the company in March to join STAR India as head - marketing for STAR World and STAR Movies.

& #BANNER1 & #No official confirmation was available from Neo Sports. When contacted, Prasana Krishnan, chief operating officer, Neo Sports Broadcast, said that they would make an official announcement within a week.

When contacted, Bahl said that he was currently serving his notice period at Contract; and would join Neo Sports next week.

Bahl has been with Contract Advertising for close to two years. Prior to Contract, he was associate vice-president and client services director at JWT for a little over three years, where he handled brands such as Pepsi, Hero Honda and ESPN.

In the past, he has also worked with SABMiller, Leo Burnett and Ogilvy & Mather. Bahl has 15 years of work experience in the advertising industry.