Saurabh Mishra, erstwhile chief strategy officer at Saatchi & Saatchi, has stepped into a consultant's role. Mishra has joined healthcare agency Sorento Healthcare as business strategy consultant, and will also provide consultancy service to social media agency Social Wavelength. He will continue his association with Saatchi & Saatchi as a consultant, too.
Mishra, who holds a post graduate diploma in marketing from The Times School of Marketing, started his career as a management trainee with Contract Advertising in 1992, where he worked for seven years. In 1999, he moved to BPL Telecom business group, where he worked for less than a year as senior manager, brand planning.
Subsequently, he joined Ogilvy Bengaluru as planning director in 2000, before moving to McCann Erickson, Bengaluru as planning director in 2001. After a short stint of a year at McCann, he joined Ogilvy's Mumbai office in 2002 at the same position. In 2004, Mishra moved to Everest Brand Solutions as vice-president and national planning director, where he worked till 2007. In between, he had joined Reliance Capital as vice-president, branding, research and planning for five months. In 2007, he joined TBWA as chief strategy officer, before moving to Saatchi & Saatchi in 2009.