Commonwealth's Shally Mukherjee joins DDB Mudra as SVP

MUMBAI: Shally Mukherjee, a veteran with sixteen years of experience with advertising agencies like Leo Burnett, JWT and FCB Ulka, has been appointed as DDB Mudra Mumbai senior vice president.

She will handle a portfolio of businesses which include FMCG, realty, tourism and corporate. She will report to DDB Mudra Group Mumbai president Rajiv Sabnis.

Mukherjee comes in from Commonwealth, the joint venture agency between McCann and Goldby Silverstein created specially to service the Chevy account. She has worked across categories and has significant experience in handling regional multinational FMCG businesses.

Sabnis said, "Shally is now a member of the DDB Mudra Group family. She joins not just an office or agency but a large, integrated communications conglomerate and a family of over 1150 people. We hope that her experience and expertise meets with exciting challenges and opportunities provided by our clients and brands. We welcome her and wish her a great career here, in the years to come."

Mukherjee, said, "This opportunity is a perfect next step in terms of mutual value addition. DDB Mudra is going through very exciting times and I am delighted to be a part of it. I am sure the sheer challenge of my mandate here will ensure hugely eventful times ahead."

At Commonwealth Mumbai she led global projects and also had the mandate for Korea for Chevrolet. Before that, she was at Leo Burnett as vice president and regional account director on P&G Asia Pacific.

Her mandate was to lead the Mumbai hub, one of the four global hubs for P&G Femcare (Whisper). She led the Asia Pacific business for Femcare and has extensive experience in their key markets- India, Philippines, Japan and Korea where she also the shopper and digital partner agency teams.

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