Alok Agrawal has put in his papers at Bates 141 Delhi, where he has been Branch Head and Executive Vice President. Sources close to the development have confirmed the news and informed that he is slated to join Cheil Communications as COO. Agrawal will be joining Cheil around July 20. However, when contacted, Agrawal refused to say anything on the development.
Agrawal had earlier worked with Grey Worldwide, Delhi and Euro RSCG. He has been an old hand at Bates and has been part of the transition when Bates merged with Enterprise. At that time, he was with Enterprise Nexus. He then was also a part when subsequently Bates Enterprise merged and became Bates David Enterprise.
Cheil Communications is the advertising subsidiary of the Samsung Group.