Ajay Gahlaut who recently quit as chief creative officer of Ogilvy North and deputy chief creative officer, Ogilvy India, is joining Publicis, confirm industry sources. Interestingly, couple of days back the news of Bobby Pawar's exit from Publicis was broken. Pawar, who was managing director and chief creative officer, Publicis Worldwide South Asia, is headed to Havas Media in January.
Gahlaut worked at Ogilvy as creative consultant between 2001 and 2005 after which he left and re-joined the agency in 2007 and had been with it ever since. At Ogilvy, Gahlaut has worked on brands such as Pernod Ricard, BMW, KFC, Taco Bell, Dabur, Perfetti Van Melle, Mother Dairy, Pizza Hut, Sprite, Best Foods, HT Mint, Philips, to name a few.
Previously, Gahlaut has had stints with McCann, Saatchi & Saatchi (then Sista Saatchi & Saatchi) Mumbai, among others.
First Published : November 29, 2018 10:40 AM