DDB Mudra Group has announced the elevation of Rajeev Raja to the position of National Creative Director for the entire Group. Raja was earlier Creative Head of the Group. The DDB Mudra Group, a part of the Mudra Group, boasts of four agencies – DDB Mudra, Tribal DDB India, RAPP India and Mudra Health & Lifestyle.
Commenting on the appointment, Sandeep Vij, CEO, DDB Mudra Group, said, “The last few months have been invested in strengthening DDB Mudra Group with formidable talent, as well as molding an internal structure that enables us to build and harness our collective creative energy. This culture and structure is being built to offer ‘One Voice Planning and Creative’ and I’m delighted to announce that as NCD, Rajeev will be spearheading the collective creative efforts of the Group.”
Bobby Pawar, Chief Creative Officer, Mudra Group, added, “Our ambition is to set the bar for creativity and effectiveness in mainline, digital, direct, health and lifestyle. Rajeev’s mandate is not only to live up to DDB Worldwide’s creative reputation, but to add to it. It’s a challenging task, but I’m sure he’ll do a great job.”
On his new role, Raja said, “I'm delighted to be promoted to the post of National Creative Director, DDB Mudra Group. I think it’s a fantastic challenge and a great opportunity to create some stunning work for the Indian market in keeping with the international standards of DDB. What’s truly exciting is that we won’t be paying mere lip-service to the term integration; by integrating creative efforts across the four SBUs of the Group, we’ll truly be embodying the philosophy of ‘One Voice’.”
Raja has over 20 years of experience in advertising and has worked on brands such as Peter England, BPL, IBM, Virgin Mobile, TOI, Tata Salt, Nokia, Hamam, Tata AIG, Radio City and ICICI Credit Cards.