Deba Ghosal, Head, Product Marketing (DDM), with LG Electronics India, has put in his papers and is set to venture into a new industry. When contacted, Ghosal declined to name his next destination except saying, “I am moving very close to the automobile industry.” But he added that it was a British firm that was entering India for the first time, and he would be heading the marketing division of the company in India as Director-Marketing (India) from March 1.
At LG, Ghosal was heading the marketing activities of the high-profile divisions of consumer electronics, IT and GSM. He has worked in various capacities at LG Electronics and had a successful stint of five years. Besides the initial years in LG’s marketing communication, which took the brand salience to distinct numbers, he has been instrumental in creating and strengthening new functions like Product Planning and Brand Management at LGEIL.
Commenting on his stint with LG, Ghosal said, “It’s been a very challenging experience at LG. I feel it’s time to apply this experience to a completely new category. LG is a great place with great people and it will continue to be so.”
Ghosal began his career with Archies Greetings as Product Executive Manager. After that he moved to ad agency IB&WA where he worked as Account Supervisor. Ghosal also had a five-year stint with Honda Siel Power Products as Marketing Manager prior to his association with LG.