Ogilvy Delhi witnesses leadership changes

By Rashmi Menon , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Advertising | February 11, 2013
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Ogilvy's Vodafone head Kapil Arora will now head Delhi operations, while Sarang Wahal, who handled the Vodafone Central India business, will take over Arora's duties.

Kapil Arora, who led the Ogilvy & Mather national team for Vodafone in Mumbai, has been appointed as president and head of advertising in Delhi. In his new role, he will lead the agency's Delhi operations, thereby replacing Sudhir Sahni. Arora will report to Prateek Srivastava, in-charge of the agency's North and South operations.

Kapil Arora

Arora, who has 13 years of experience, has worked on brands such as Raymond, TVS Scooty, Unilever teas, the BCCL Group and Titan, among others. He joined Ogilvy for the second time in 2004. He has also worked with the Times Group in Delhi.

Meanwhile, Sarang Wahal, who led Vodafone's central account management team for the agency, will replace Arora. Wahal, who is now senior vice-president, has worked on brands such as Motorola, Sprite, Kinley, Yahoo, Canon and LG. Wahal began his career in advertising in 1996 with Phoenix Advertising. He has also worked at Lowe Lintas and Rediffusion-Y&R. He joined Ogilvy & Mather in 2004.

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