afaqs! news bureauPublished: 13 Jan 2019, 6:42 PM
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Welspun Group hires Leo Burnett India as creative agency for flooring biz

The account was won following a multi-agency pitch.

Leo Burnett India has yet another account in its kitty. The agency has won the flooring vertical of Welspun Group, one of India’s fastest-growing conglomerates. Leo Burnett India won the mandate after a multi-agency pitch, and its Mumbai office will look after the business.

Welspun Group hires Leo Burnett India as creative agency for flooring biz
Meraj Hasan
Welspun Group hires Leo Burnett India as creative agency for flooring biz
Dheeraj Sinha
Welspun Group hires Leo Burnett India as creative agency for flooring biz
Rakesh Hinduja

Speaking about appointing Leo Burnett India as its creative partner, Meraj Hasan, Chief Marketing Officer, Welspun Flooring said, “To use a clichéd phrase, the idea at Welspun Flooring is to catalyse a 'paradigm shift' when it comes to do or change your flooring. We are looking at a behavioural change from the Indian consumer. We called for the top agencies to present their ideas. The strategic, as well as the creative solutions that team Leo Burnett presented, are solid and holistically crafted to achieve category leadership in line with our product and service offering. And here we are together in this partnership.”

Added Dheeraj Sinha, MD - India & Chief Strategy Officer - South Asia, Leo Burnett, “We have a big opportunity here with the Welspun Group in building a power brand that delivers discontinuous business impact for the flooring solutions business. We are excited about the innovations that the group has across its offerings. We are extremely excited about this relationship and we look forward to creating long-term business success for Welspun.”

Rakesh Hinduja, Executive Director & Branch Head – Mumbai, Leo Burnett India said, “We are looking forward to increasing Welspun’s visibility in the flooring market with our strong strategy and creative-led approach. The brand exists in a complex and competitive ecosystem, and that makes our journey ahead an exciting challenge. There is much to explore in the category and we look forward to partnering with Welspun in creating meaningful and engaging work.”