Orchard Advertising has appointed Kishore Karumbaiah as creative
at the agency's headquarters in Bangalore, Karumbaiah will
partner Orchard Advertising creative director Sagar Prajapati
in leading the creative function in Bangalore.
last stint was with JWT Bangalore as creative director.
Advertising chairman and national creative director Thomas
Xavier said, "Kishore brings with him the perfect mix
of youthful exuberance and skill to lead a young team of creative
enthusiasts. We expect his contribution in upping the creative
standards of the agency further, making our brands and clients
benefactors of this progression."
added, "I was looking for a hungry agency, and in Orchard,
I found my match. Orchard and The Leo Group are known for
their creative prowess, and have produced some of the best
work the country has seen. This gives me an opportunity to
fuel this trend and further the creative standards of this
agency. I'm also excited about gaining from the collective
experiences of the team here and thrilled about getting an
opportunity to groom and nurture some really good young talent
we have here."
comes with over 12 years of experience in the business having
worked on brands like Airtel, ITC stationery, Nike, Infosys,
Microsoft, Lenovo, Tanishq, Fastrack, Kingfisher, Citizen
Watches, Levis and TVS. Prior to joining JWT, he had also
worked with Rediffusion-Y&R, Ogilvy & Mather, Hakuhodo
Percept, MAA Bozell and Lowe Lintas.
Advertising is part of The Leo Group, which also includes
Leo Burnett and Black Pencil. Some of the agency's clients
include Wipro, SAB Miller, Essilor, Godrej, BlackBerry, WaterHealth
India and Piramal Healthcare.