Everest Brand Solutions has elevated Samir Chonkar to head the creative function of its Mumbai operations.
Rahul Jauhari, Chief Creative Officer, Rediffusion Y&R and Everest said, “Samir’s contribution to the growth of Everest has been phenomenal. In addition to being a pillar of my team over the past few years, Samir has created work that has not just won, but also added immense value to our clients. His down-to-earth demeanour and relentless pursuit for perfection is respected by clients and colleagues alike. He steps into a role he has earned, in every sense of the word.”
Speaking on the development, Dhunji Wadia, President, Rediffusion Y&R said, “Samir has a proven reputation as a creative leader and is held with enormous regard both internally and his clients. Samir’s passion for our agency, his integrity and intellectual curiosity, along with his deep collaborative way of working will make a difference to our clients and to our agency.”
Chonkar’s work has featured across International Award shows and Indian award forums like Goafest, DMAI Echo, Effies, IDMAI, Digital Crest and Indian Marketing Awards, to name a few. In recent times, his work for Tata Value Homes won the coveted International Echo Award. Chonkar has done an enviable body of work across Parle brands and has been instrumental in Parle trusting Everest Brand Solutions with significantly larger portfolio of brands.
In his over 20 years of experience in the industry, Chonkar has helped build iconic brands like Parle-G, Hide & Seek, Monaco, Milano, Amul, Tata Indicom, TCS, Tata Housing, Frooti, Bailey, Bagpiper Whisky, Tortoise Mosquito Coils, Hitachi, Onida, ING Mutual Fund, LIC, Franklin Templeton, Bajaj Allianz, Castrol, Jet Airways, Emirates Airlines and more.