Ogilvy India has won the Lenovo India business following a multi-agency pitch that included several leading names in the business. The win was a combined effort between Ogilvy’s Mumbai office and its global hub in Bangalore, which already handles global assignments for Lenovo.
Commenting on the development, Shailendra Katyal, Director – Marketing, Lenovo India, said, “Lenovo aims to be the No. 1 personal technology brand with a strong youth connect. We, therefore, want to work with partners who are best in class and share our hunger for growth. We chose Ogilvy as our brand custodians as we believe that with its strong creative track record they can deliver the breakthrough work needed for supplementing our brand’s growth.”
Reacting to the win, Piyush Pandey, Executive Chairman & Creative Director, Ogilvy South Asia, said, “I have been very proud of the work we have done in the past for Lenovo India. I see this placement of faith in Brand Ogilvy as the way forward for creating even better work. I applaud the teamwork of our colleagues across offices. Lenovo is a great client that deserves great work; we will spare no efforts in making that happen.”
“India is one of the biggest key focus markets for Lenovo globally. We are delighted to be a part of the Lenovo India success story. Lenovo India has great ambitions, we are very excited to be appointed,” said Poran Malani, Bangalore Hub President, Ogilvy India.