Ogilvy Mumbai's businesses and account management resources will be brought together under five clusters, each headed by an EVP and cluster head.
Ogilvy & Mather has announced a new management structure for its flagship office - Ogilvy & Mather Mumbai. With effect from July 7, 2016, all Ogilvy & Mather Mumbai's businesses and account management resources will be brought together under five clusters, each headed by an executive vice-president (EVP) and cluster head.
The five new EVPs and cluster heads include Abhik Santara, Ajay Menon, Hitesh Patel, Prakash Nair, and VR Rajesh. They will form the core business leadership team for Ogilvy & Mather Mumbai. They will work with Kunal Jeswani, who is both CEO of Ogilvy India, as well as the head of office for Ogilvy Mumbai, to drive Ogilvy's flagship Mumbai office.
The new management structure is designed to empower Ogilvy's young leaders and create a width of leadership to re-engineer the agency for growth over the next five years, drive greater focus on clients within each cluster, drive new capabilities and services, and focus upon talent and training.
Commenting on the new appointments, Kunal Jeswani, CEO - Ogilvy India, head of office - Ogilvy Mumbai, says, "Like any great team, we need to put the right people in the right roles; we need to work harder and train harder than the competition. And, we need to play to win."
Adding further, he says, "Ogilvy Mumbai is a great team. (Abhik) Santara, (Ajay) Menon, (Hitesh) Patel, (Prakash) Nair, and (V R) Rajesh are our best young business leaders and we are empowering them to shape this agency. We are building for the future and this is only the beginning."