In a move to strengthen its senior creative team, Cheil India has announced the appointments of Tarvinderjit Singh and Siddharth Dyalchand as executive creative director (ECD) and Group creative director, respectively. Both will report to Sagar Mahabaleshwarkar, chief creative officer, Cheil India.
Singh, who joins from McCann Erickson where he was executive creative director, brings with him over 16 years of industry experience. He has also worked at Ogilvy & Mather, Leo Burnett, Grey Worldwide, Rediffusion-Y&R, and Bates CHI & Partners, and handled clients such as Chevrolet, Dettol, MetLife, UNICEF, Wrigley, Samsung, Uninor, Seagram, Perfetti, Airtel, Thums Up, Dabur, Schneider Electric, Government of Uttar Pradesh, and Delhi Police.
Dyalchand comes with over 12 years experience in the industry. Prior to his recent appointment, he was senior creative director at Havas Worldwide. He has also worked with JWT and Mudra Communications in the past, having handled brands such as Nestle, Fritolay, Nokia, Uninor, Sony Six, Del Monte, Kohinoor condoms, Dettol, Harpic, Moov, Itchguard, and Gaviscon.
Commenting on the appointments, Mahabaleshwarkar says, "The year 2016 has been bigger and better for us with a number of business wins and a string of awards at creative festivals. Going forward, we will be even more aggressive. We are thrilled to have (Tarvinderjit) Singh, who needs no introduction and (Siddharth) Dyalchand, an ace in the industry, partner us and help us gear up for the challenge. I look forward to work with them to create successful and impactful campaigns as we bring alive the magic of technology and creativity."
Headquartered in Seoul, Cheil Worldwide claims to operate in 40 countries with more than 5,000 employees. Cheil India serves as the regional headquarters for Cheil Worldwide in South-West Asia.