Rohit Ohri, Chairman and CEO, FCB Ulka Group has announced the elevation of Joemon Thaliath to the position of Chief Executive Officer, FCBInterface.Prior to this, Thaliath was Chief Operating Officer.
Thaliath, like many in the leadership team is a veteran with the group and has built his career with Interface.
Under Thaliath’s stewardship, Interface has partnered with Indian and multinational clients which include Mahindra, Oreo, Quikr, Nivea, and Blue Star.
Commenting on the elevation, Ohri said, “Joe believes in putting people first and given the nature of our business I do believe that is the only way to grow a company. Not surprisingly, he commands fierce loyalty from his teams. The fact that Interface is today recognised as a top twenty agency is ample testimony to the strong partnerships and teams that Joe has built. I know that he will be a great partner to me in realising the Group’s vision.”
Speaking on his new role, Thaliath said, “It has been famously said that you grow when you stand on the shoulders of giants. It is exciting for me to be presented with this opportunity. FCBInterface is an agency that has always let its work speak for it. Today we are within striking distance of being in the top 10. It shall be our aim this year to inch closer to that goal. We shall do that by doing more of what we were doing before. Creating out-of-the-box ideas to make our brands bigger so we grow bigger. After all, good work works for everybody - us and our clients.”