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Manoj Deb calls it a day at BBDO India

By Rohit Nautiyal , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Advertising | October 19, 2010
Deb is currently serving his notice period, and according to sources close to him, has not decided on his next move

Manoj Deb, executive creative director, BBDO India has put in his papers at the agency. He is currently serving his notice period, and according to sources close to him, has not decided on his next move.

Deb was not available for comment at the time of filing this report.

Soon after completing a bachelors degree in Visual Arts from India Art College, Kolkata, Deb moved to Delhi in 1998 with the objective of pursuing a career in advertising. The same year, he got his first break with R Kanga Advertising, a Delhi-based agency. A year later, he moved to Saatchi & Saatchi, where he spent close to three years, followed by a stint at Grey Worldwide.

In 2004, he had a short stint with Nexus Enterprise, after which he returned to Grey Worldwide. In 2008, he became part of the team headed by Josy Paul, which was responsible for setting up BBDO India.

Over the last 12 years, Deb has worked for clients such as PepsiCo (7Up and Nimbooz), P&G (Gillette), Wrigley's Orbit and Doublemint, Real TV, Dulux Paints, HP, Genpact, Suzuki Motorcycles, Haier, Chevrolet, Opel, Hyundai, Aviva Life Insurance, Ranbaxy and Maruti Suzuki.

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