Leadership changes at Rediffusion Y&R and Everest

MUMBAI: In a move to strengthen its leadership, Rediffusion Y&R has elevated Kavita Kailas as the new chief strategy officer as well as promoted Prithviraj Banerjee as the strategy planning head at Everest Brand Solutions. This is in addition to his current role.


Speaking on the development Rediffusion Y&R president Dhunji S Wadia said, “For quite some time Gautam Talwar has been nurturing the idea of pursuing interests beyond advertising.  And I think the time has come to allow him to follow his passions.  So after a hard working stint Gautam is taking a well-deserved break before deciding what his next chapter should be.  I thank him for all his help and support and wish him the very best in whatever he chooses to do.”


On Kailas’ elevation, who has been heading the strategic planning function across Delhi, Kolkata and Southern operations, Dhunji said, “She is meant for this role.  Kavita has a great love of our business, our clients and our people that infuses all that she does. Unleashing her enthusiasm and her expertise will make a real difference in how we serve our clients.”


On Banerjee, he added, “Prithvi’s passion for our agency, his intellectual curiosity and integrity, along with his deep collaborative way of working will make a difference to our clients and to our agency.”

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