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JWT brings on board Gulshan Singh

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Advertising | August 01, 2013
Singh has joined from Lowe Lintas, Bengaluru.

Gulshan Singh

Bindu Sethi

JWT has announced the appointment of Gulshan Singh as vice-president and strategy planning director. Singh joins the agency from Lowe Lintas, Bengaluru, where he was vice-president, strategic planning. He will be based at JWT's Delhi office.

It may be noted that afaqs! had reported on July 8 about Jasravee Kaur Chandra joining JWT Mumbai as vice-president, planning. She was with Rediffusion-Y&R as head, planning for FMCG brands.

One the new appointment, Bindu Sethi, chief strategy officer, JWT India, says, "Our quest is to be thought and idea driven to ensure that our brands lead their markets and categories. Gulshan will add to JWT's robust planning talent pool with fresh experience and perspective."

During his 12-year career, Singh has worked with IMRB International, FCB Ulka, TNS Middle East and Africa, Dubai and UAE markets, DHL Europe and Evalueserve. At Lintas, Singh was heading the planning duties for brands like Tanishq, Titan Sonata, MRF, USL, Apollo Hospitals, 3M and Tata Tea.

Some of the sectors that Singh has worked on are automotive, consumer electronics, education, energy, FMCG, F&B, financial services, healthcare, media and entertainment. A graduate of HEC School of Management, Paris, Singh is interested in creating an "Indian consumer-friendly" approach to sustainable lifestyles.

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