The appointment is effective April 2019.
Ogilvy has announced the appointment of Ritu Sharda as chief creative officer, Ogilvy North.
Ritu comes to Ogilvy with over 18 years work experience that covered work on brands like Quaker Oats, Mirinda, 7Up, Zandu, Wrigley’s, SC Johnson and Exxon Mobil, McDonald’s, Samsung, Maggi, Dabur, MasterCard, Coca Cola, HP, Microsoft, HBO to name a few.
Sonal Dabral, chief creative officer South & South East Asia and vice chairman India, Ogilvy, “I’m thrilled to have Ritu join us to lead the creative for Ogilvy North. She is an innovative thinker and has created big bold work on big businesses. I’m sure with her multidisciplinary expertise and her energy she will help lead the agency to the next level.”
Kapil Arora, president, Ogilvy North: Ritu has the passion for ideas, the energy and mindset that will not just benefit our client brands, but will also enhance the formidable talent force of our creative team. With Rohitash (head of planning) and Ritu, we now have the final, critical piece of our Next Chapter plans in place and I am looking forward to their partnership in setting new benchmarks for the work from Ogilvy.”
“We are at a very interesting point of inflection in our business, a point that is both intimidating and exciting. I am excited to play my part in this,” said Ritu Sharda.