Hari Krishnan moves on from Grey

By Ashwini Gangal , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Advertising | February 11, 2015
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He worked as senior vice president and business head, Grey, South.

Hari Krishnan, senior vice president and business head, Grey, South, has moved on from the agency.

Hari Krishnan

Based in Bengaluru, he has been handling Grey India's operations in the South since 2011, prior to which he led the agency's Mumbai office as branch head.

Overall, he has been with Grey for the past seven years. Some of the businesses he helped pull in during his stint in the agency's Bengaluru office include Dell, Fortis Healthcare, Stovekraft and ITC Foods' B-Natural, among several others.

Krishnan has also worked closely on the Britannia business and helped consolidate the company's brands, from the non-biscuits category, into the agency portfolio.

During his tenure at Grey Mumbai, he is credited with leading the pitch that pulled in the Reliance Mobile business.

In his career, that spans nearly two decades, he has, besides Grey, worked at companies like Star TV (vice president, marketing - 2009-10) and Lowe Lintas and Partners, where he started out.

He was with Lintas for a decade (1997-2007), before he moved to Grey.

His next assignment is not known at the moment.

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