MullenLowe Lintas Group on Wednesday announced the elevation of Naveen Gaur as Chief Operating Officer, Lowe Lintas. Until now, he was President, Lowe Lintas, in charge of the New Delhi (NCR) operations.
Gaur would oversee Lowe Lintas’ offices in New Delhi (NCR), Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Kolkata, effective immediately. He continues to be based in New Delhi and will report to Raj Gupta, whose elevation to CEO, Lowe Lintas, was announced a few days back.
Commenting on the appointment, Joseph George, Group Chairman and CEO, MullenLowe Lintas Group, said, “Naveen has played a significant role in strengthening Lowe Lintas’ operations of New Delhi (NCR) and has had an incredibly successful run the past five years. His proven track record of driving growth and creative excellence makes him a very strong support for the Lowe Lintas leadership of Arun Iyer and Raj Gupta as we put in place an ambitious and futuristic roadmap for the agency.”
Commenting on his appointment, Gaur said, “It's a great opportunity and a privilege to further strengthen this great agency, as we move into this ever-changing dynamic business environment. I look forward to partnering with Arun and Raj to drive this agenda.”
Gaur joined Lowe Lintas in 2010 as Branch Head, Delhi. Over the years, he has built a strong team of professionals and encouraged an entrepreneurial culture of growth and creative excellence. Under his leadership, the Delhi office added clients like OLX, Sun Pharma, Pernod Ricard, Cargill Foods, and Google, amongst others, over the past few years. He even led his team to win major accolades across award shows over the past seven years.
In a career spanning over two decades, Gaur has built a start-up on health and wellness; he has been the Chief Growth Officer at McCann Worldgroup India, and Business Director (at McCann) for clients such as Coca Cola, Mastercard, Microsoft, Reckitt & Colman, General Motors, Bacardi, and Dabur, amongst others.