In a move to strengthen its leadership team, Orchard Advertising has roped in Sharmine Panthaky as Vice President and Branch Head, Mumbai. In her new role she will lead the relationship on key clients and look to grow the agency on the back of a renewed thrust on new business wins.
Commenting on the appointment, Kaizad Pardiwalla, Chief Operating Officer, Orchard Advertising, said, “Sharmine joins us having had rich experience in business development and leading many national and multinational client relations. In her we found the unique ability to define the purpose for brands and devise business solutions that could unlock their true potential in the market. She will work with a multi-disciplinary team across The Leo Group India’s specialised offerings in digital, retail, activation, etc., thus helping to drive an integrated communication initiative on the brands we partner. I wish her the very best in taking Orchard to new heights.”
Sharmine Panthaky said of her new role, “Orchard has a legacy of great work on brands anyone would be proud to have on their roster. The leadership team has inspiring and exciting plans for the future. The opportunity to be part of this great journey was a no brainer. Since I’m joining mainstream advertising with Orchard after having spent many years in Out of Home, BTL and other disciplines, it gives me great joy and a feeling of being back home. I’m excited to partner clients and contribute hugely in getting great work out, thus helping to grow the agency’s business.”
Panthaky is a marketing and communications professional with over 13 years of media and advertising agency experience across mainline advertising, Out of Home, engagement, news distribution and BTL.
She joins from Interspace Solutions where she worked as National Head – Retail and Customer Engagement. Panthaky has also worked with Bates CHI and Partners, Clear Channel Mudra, Contract Advertising, Portland India and Radio Mirchi.