Kettle Communications, an integrated communication consultancy has announced the appointment of Dipankar Chakraborty as its Chief Operating Officer. In his new role, he will be responsible for aligning and strengthening the firm’s operations.
Chakraborty’s mandate with Kettle Communications includes strategy development, new business initiatives, and team development and management pan India for all verticals i.e. main line advertising, BTL campaigns (events and activations), retail management, exposition management, digital and MICE. He will also be responsible for the formation of full service teams in all metros of India.
“We are delighted that Dipankar has joined our team as we plan to touch new horizons and increase our foothold in the industry,” said Aatanu Chakraborty, MD and CEO, Kettle Communications.
Prior to joining Kettle Communications, Chakraborty was with HansaVision, (A part of RK Swamy BBDO Group) as National Head – Events and was instrumental in leading campaigns for Samsung, Yahoo, Nestle, LG, Micromax, to name a few.
He has been associated with prestigious national and international events such as IIFA Awards, London School of Economics Asia Forum, World Mobile Congress Barcelona, AfricaCom South Africa, etc.
The bouquet of clients that Chakraborty has serviced during his tenure include FICCI, CII, Yahoo, Airtel, Nestle, Adventz, ACME, Microsoft, Teacher’s, Nasscom, Nike, Porsche, Audi, Samsung, LG, Micromax, Comviva, Ananda Bazaar Patrika, The Times of India, Hindustan Times, Cairn India, ONGC, SAIL, NTPC, Indigo Music and India Today Group.
He has worked with Wizcraft for more than six years followed by Ogilvy where he spent considerable time strengthening its BTL arm, Ogilvy Live.