Executive Vice-President and Branch Head of Saatchi & Saatchi Delhi Alok Lall has put in his papers, after a year’s stint. Lall had spent close to 15 years at JWT prior to joining this agency.
On his decision to quit, Lall said, “I have reached the point in my career where I need to re-evaluate where I am headed to. So, while Saatchi & Saatchi is a great place to work and it has been an enjoyable experience, I’ve decided to give myself some time to chart my next career path.” However, he has not revealed his next destination.
Lall describes his stint at Saatchi & Saatchi as a good learning experience where he managed to get a few significant businesses and also brought the right people on board. In his previous assignment, he worked on Pepsi (both foods and beverages), Reckitt Benckiser, Pizza Hut, KFC, Hero Cycles and Kit Kat among others. He remembers his association with Pepsi as a significant one simply because he enjoyed the client-agency relationship. “I feel the work we did for Pepsi was relevant as well as creative and didn’t fall in the category of being creative just for the sake of it,” is how describes it.
February 15 is the last day for him at the agency.. It could not be ascertained from Saatchi & Saatchi as to who will fill in the vacancy created by Lall.