Continuing its string of senior level appointments, IPG's
McCann has appointed Ranjeev Vij as general manager McCann
Delhi and Abhishek Das creative director - digital at McCann
Mumbai. Recently, the agency brought on board ex CEO of Iris
Alok Lall as executive director.
has over 18 years of experience in the field. He started his
career in 1994 as account supervisor at Enterprise Nexus.
After six years at the agency, he moved to Draft FCB Ulka
and later shifted to O&M as account group manager. His
next move was to join Lowe Lintas as brand director before
returning to Enterprise Nexus as account director for a while.
After his second stint at Enterprise Nexus, he joined Redifusion
DY&R as general manager on Bharti Airtel. After this,
he joined Vyas Giannetti as VP and branch head and then moved
to IRIS Worldwide as board director.
his career, Vij has handled brands such as Airtel, General
Motors, Aviva Life Insurance, DHL, J&J, P&G, Pepsico,
VISA, HP, Sony and Sony Erickson.
has been in the industry for the past 10 years now having
started his career with Ab&m Communications in New Delhi
as senior copy writer in the year 2002. After working for
two years, he moved to Oxygen and then to Tribal DDB before
joining McCann New Delhi as creative supervisor.
has worked with brands such as TimesJobs, SimplyMarry, magicBricks,
Hyundai, Volkswagen, Volvo, Nescafe, Kitkat, ESPN Star, MTV
and UNESCO during his career so far.
Das said, "This would be my second stint at the McCann
Worldgroup. It's been over five years since the last time
I was at McCann Delhi and things have changed a lot. Prasoon
and I have been in talks about building a strong digital presence
for McCann for a while now, and given his vision of things
to come, the challenge was very hard to resist. I look forward
to adding a host of digital creative solutions to McCann's
Worldgroup chief executive officer Prasoon Joshi said, "Abhishek
and Ranjeev are a great combination of new age media thinking
with a sound background in the traditional. They both have
more than a key role to play to further accelerate McCann's
drive into the futuristic model and cutting edge offering."