Publicis Ambience appoints Paritosh Srivastava as Mumbai head

MUMBAI: Publicis Ambience has appointed Paritosh Srivastava as its Mumbai head. He is expected to come on board in early May.

Srivastava moves in from Rediffusion Y&R, where he was executive vice president south. 
Publicis South Asia CEO Nakul Chopra said, “Paritosh brings a unique combination of youth and experience. I believe both his passion and entrepreneurial skills will bring the very qualities we need in PA Mumbai right now. I look forward to a very successful partnership with him.”

Srivastava started his career with Ogilvy and Mather Mumbai as account supervisor and worked there for four years. 
After O&M, Srivastava has had a long and successful innings at Rediffusion-Y&R going on to head their operations in the South across Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad.
In a career spanning more than 10 years, Srivastava has worked with a range of clients such as ITC, Titan Xylys, Arrow, Antiquity,, Star India, Amaron Batteries and Bajaj Auto.

Srivastava stated, “Publicis is a strong group with aggressive future plans for India. Nakul’s view of the agency business and the kind of place he’d like to create resonates with my thoughts. We have a shared sense of the future and I look forward to the experience of a network agency.”

Meanwhile, Publicis Capital Mumbai has recently appointed Runjhun Jain as senior creative director. She moves in from Bates 141.

Jain will partner Publicis Capital Mumbai executive creative director Vivek Nayyar in leading the creative team here.

Besides freelancing as an independent illustrator, stylist and art director, Jain has also worked at Lowe and Ogilvy & Mather.

Jain has worked on various brands such as Allen Solly, Clinic Plus, Fiat Linea, Gelusil, and Tanishq.

On her appointment, Publicis Capital national creative director Emmanuel Upputuru says, “Our team in Mumbai has been doing a great job on Garnier and other brands for the last many years. Now I look forward to Runjhun to take the baton and run with it. She certainly has the hunger and the talent for it.”

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