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Contract appoints Vineet Mahajan as head of art, India

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Advertising | December 23, 2013
This is Mahajan's second stint at Contract after a gap of five years. He moves in from McCann Erickson, where he was head of art at its Delhi office.

Contract Advertising has appointed Vineet Mahajan as head of art, India. Mahajan moves in from McCann Erickson, where he was head of art at its Delhi office.

Vineet Mahajan

Rana Barua

This is his second stint at Contract after a gap of five years. He was earlier with the agency for three years, handling clients like Domino's, Honda Scooters & Motorcycles, British High Commission, NIIT, Dabur Shampoos & Soaps as well as Platinum and Spice telecom.

Rana Barua, COO, Contract Advertising, says, "Contract prides itself in offering the best talent available in the country to its clients. Vineet's coming on board is yet another step in that direction as his impeccable credentials and skill sets will bring in a huge value add to our clients. Contract is well poised to take bigger strides in the industry as we get into the New Year with a lot of hope and zeal to partner our clients in their journey to success."

Mahajan will be based in Mumbai and will work closely with Ashish Chakravarty, national creative director.

"Well, frankly Vineet Mahajan needs no introduction, so let me just say that I am absolutely thrilled to have him on board. There is much value he brings to the table in terms of art and aesthetics, and I feel all our clients should benefit from this," Chakravarty adds.

On his coming back to Contract, Mahajan says, "Contract holds a special place for me and the new role will be far more challenging with lots of new opportunities. New city, new role, new place should be exciting."

Mahajan has been in advertising for over 15 years. He has worked with O&M, McCann Erickson and Contract. During his tenure with McCann Erickson, he had created award winning and highly celebrated work for his clients Nestle', Reebok, General Motors, Chicco, Coke, Videocon, Alchemist, IREO, Perfetti (Happydent), Aircel, Greenlam and Dabur.

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