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Welspun Group hires Leo Burnett India as creative agency for flooring biz

The account was won following a multi-agency pitch

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MUMBAI: Leo Burnett India has won the creative mandate of flooring vertical of Welspun Group, following a multi-agency pitch. The agency’s Mumbai office will look after the business.

Leo Burnett MD - India and chief strategy officer - South Asia Dheeraj Sinha said, “We have a big opportunity here with the Welspun Group in building a power brand that delivers discontinuous business impact for the flooring solutions business. We are excited about the innovations that the group has across its offerings. We need to work on behaviour change and our Humankind philosophy is helping us navigate this. We are extremely excited about this relationship and we look forward to creating long-term business success for Welspun.”

Leo Burnett India executive director and branch head – Mumbai Rakesh Hinduja said, “We are looking forward to increasing Welspun’s visibility in the flooring market with our strong strategy and creative-led approach. The brand exists in a complex and competitive ecosystem, and that makes our journey ahead an exciting challenge. There is much to explore in the category and we look forward to partnering with Welspun in creating meaningful and engaging work.”

Welspun Flooring chief marketing officer Meraj Hasan said, “To use a clichéd phrase, the idea at Welspun Flooring is to catalyse a 'paradigm shift' when it comes to do or change your flooring. We are looking at a behavioural change from the Indian consumer. Flooring can be easy, exciting, colourful and modular. We called for the top agencies to present their ideas. The strategic, as well as the creative solutions that team Leo Burnett presented, are solid and holistically crafted to achieve category leadership in line with our product and service offering. They are based on the proven humankind approach and are integrated in their essence. And here we are together in this partnership.”

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