MUMBAI: Cheil Worldwide SW Asia [Cheil India] has bolstered its creative department with the appointment of seven new members.
The names include Jayant Mathew, Varun Goswami, Joy Sen Gupta, Prashant Sharma, Navajyoti Pegu (Oyio), Prasanth G and Ankur Kalita.
“These are truly exhilarating times at Cheil India as we see top talent making a beeline to join us,” said Cheil Worldwide SW Asia COO Hari Krishnan. “This creative infusion will give impetus to our philosophy of ideas that move in creating winning solutions for our clients.”
“At Cheil, we are always on the lookout for talent and we have been steadily filling the place with good people at all levels. This time, however, an opportunity presented itself because of which we were able to open our doors to all these guys in a matter of a couple of months,” added Cheil Worldwide, SW Asia chief creative officer Nima DT Namchu.
At Cheil India, Jayant Mathew will be partnering Navin Theeng, group creative director-copy. Both Varun Goswami and Joy Sen Gupta will be working as a team as will be the case with the duo- Prashant Sharma, and Navajyoti Pegu (Oyio). Prasanth G will be working on brand Samsung for SAARC and Ankur Kalita will report to Navin Theeng.
Jayant Mathew moves from Publicis where he was creative director and will now take charge as group creative director – art.
Varun Goswami and Joy Sen Gupta, both join from Lowe Delhi where they were unit creative directors. Goswami’s will join sr creative director –copy while Gupta is the new senior creative director –art.
Prashant Sharma joins from McCann World Group where he was creative director- art and will join in as senior creative director-art. Similarly, Navajyoti Pegu (Oyio) will be joining as senior creative director- copy who was earlier with McCann World Group.
Prasanth G joins from JWT and will be the new sr creative director-art.
Ankur Kalita has moved from McCann World Group, where he was creative leader at their New Delhi office. His current designation will be creative director – copy.