Cheil Worldwide appoints Abhishek Gupta as Digital Creative Director

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Advertising
Last updated : June 13, 2014
Gupta will be working closely with both the creative and digital teams, and report to Rajesh Bhatia and Nima DT Namchu.

Cheil Worldwide SW Asia has named Abhishek Gupta as digital creative director. Gupta, an award-winning creative professional comes with more than 14 years of experience in a variety of platforms including films, print, and digital. His repertoire includes automobiles, aviation, banking, finance & insurance, fast food, fashion & lifestyle, technology and telecom among others.

Abhishek Gupta

Gupta will be working closely with both the creative and digital teams, and report to Rajesh Bhatia and Nima DT Namchu. Gupta moves from MRM/McCann where he was executive creative director. He has worked with Digitas India, Contract Advertising, Vyas Giannetti Creative, Publicis, Euro RSCG and UNDP. Career clients include Airtel, American Express Audi, AVIVA Life Insurance, Reckitt Benckiser, Dabur, General Motors HP, Lufthansa, Marks & Spencer, Microsoft, Nestle, Samsung, Whirlpool and a host of others.

Hari Krishnan, COO, Cheil Worldwide, SW Asia says, "Abhishek is an extremely gifted professional and his work has received great recognition both in India and overseas. His joining Cheil India adds to the constellation of stars in its digital talent pool. Known for his style that blend ideas with technology, I am looking forward to the stimulus he will bring to the digital quotient at Cheil India."

"Our digital team has been gaining ground both in terms of talent and creativity. With Abhishek coming on board I believe we will be able to offer greater creative experience in digital communications to our clients," says Bhatia, senior VP and head digital, Cheil Worldwide, SW Asia.

"The beefing up of Cheil India's integrated creative team with talented individuals from both traditional and digital backgrounds is a continuous process. When it comes to talent, we can never have enough of it. The fact that Abhishek brings with him a wealth of experience in both traditional and digital communication fits perfectly with our mission of creating integrated solutions for our clients. I look forward to some exciting times," says Namchu, chief creative officer, Cheil Worldwide, SW Asia.

An Honours Graduate in English from Hans Raj College, Delhi University, Gupta's other passions include cinema, photography and music.

First Published : June 13, 2014
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