McCann Erickson’s Amit Ahluwalia has decided to bid adieu to the agency and join Ogilvy & Mather, Delhi as Vice President, Account Management. In his new role, Ahluwalia is reporting to Branch Head Sudhir Sahni and will take care of Seagrams account, among others.
On his decision to grab the new opportunity, Ahluwalia told exchange4media, “I don’t believe in full stops. For me, the wheel of change needs to keep turning. For it helps me to grow and experience different things. My stint with McCann was challenging as well as exciting, but a time came when I started getting restless. Then I knew that I had to move on. Then the world and the God above conspired and the result was this new assignment with O&M.”
Ahluwalia has more than 15 years’ experience in the advertising industry. He started his career with Contract in the year 1995 and was involved in the launch of Whirlpool. He then moved on to Lintas, where he spent close to four and a half years and handled accounts like Maruti Esteem. Post his stint with Lintas, he joined Wizcraft for a year and then joined RK Swamy BBDO. He then finally parked himself at McCann Erickson in 2007 as Business Director and worked on accounts such as Coke and MasterCard.