Sachin Das Burma joins Leo Burnett Delhi as group ECD

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Advertising | October 13, 2015
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Previously, he was with Draft FCB Ulka as group creative director.

Leo Burnett India has appointed Sachin Das Burma as group executive creative director for its Delhi office. He joins from Draft FCB Ulka where he was group creative director. Burma is known to have built his credentials working on several marquee brands like Dabur, Nokia, Indian Airlines, Carrier, Hyundai, Pepsi, Mountain Dew, Slice, Iodex, Horlicks, Airtel, Hero Motors, MakeMyTrip, Snapdeal, HCL and Tata Salt, amongst others. He has also worked with Contract Advertising, Bates India and JWT, previously.

Samir Gangahar

RajDeepak Das

Sachin Das Burma

Samir Gangahar, president, North, Leo Burnett India, says, "We are delighted to welcome Sachin. With an impressive track record of creating path-breaking integrated communication across categories and the hunger to do a lot more, I'm excited to see him craft ideas that impact consumer behaviour and solve business problems across our portfolio of brands."

RajDeepak Das, chief creative officer, Leo Burnett India, adds, "In Sachin we have found a leader who has the ability to keep things simple and connect every piece to a human truth. His ideology and working style are ideal to drive innovation and integration in the communication process. I'm sure Sachin's inclusion will significantly enhance our capability of solving our clients' problems by creating new-age work based on strong consumer insights."

Commenting on his new role, Burma says, "Leo Burnett has a great history of fantastic work that has built so many big brands. My aim will be to uphold the creative standards and make sure that the legacy of the agency continues. And, hopefully, I would be able to add value, new businesses and awards. I look forward to be a part of an exciting team. There is a new way of thinking at Leo Burnett, and I hope to learn and contribute."

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