In a recent announcement, Hamdard Laboratories has appointed FCB Ulka as creative agency. As part of the mandate, the agency will handle creative duties for Hamdard's brands like RoohAfza, RoohAfza Fusion, SAFI, Joshina and Sualin. The account will be handled out of FCB Ulka's Gurgaon office.
Speaking on this, Mansoor Ali, chief sales and marketing officer, Hamdard Laboratories, says in a press release, "The creative mandate for such heritage brands is a huge responsibility, and we are happy to partner with FCB Ulka who came out with some path breaking ideas in our meetings. Building bridges for heritage brands is not easy and we see alignment of thought and purpose in FCB Ulka as a strategic partner. The future is heady and full of action, with new product launches and the need for innovative, even disruptive consumer advertising. I welcome the FCB team aboard."
Commenting on the win, Rohit Ohri, group chairman and CEO, FCB India, says in a press release, "It is not often that advertising agencies get the opportunity to work on heritage brands like RoohAfza, Safi, Joshina and Sualin. We look forward to partnering Hamdard in this next exciting phase of growth in India and abroad. Our mission is to create 'Never Finished' ideas for these wonderful brands. Over the years, FCB Ulka has built and nurtured many heritage brands. We now proudly add Hamdard to that list."