McCann Erickson has announced the promotion of Debashis Paul as Sr. VP. Along with this elevation, Paul has also been entrusted to lead the agency’s Delhi branch as its General Manager. The change is effective on immediate basis.
Prior to McCann Erickson, Paul was the General Manager of Saatchi & Saatchi, Delhi. He also lead the launch of Hyundai Motors in India in 1998. He has spent nearly two decades in the advertising fraternity having made his mark at Lintas, Grey and Clarion (Bates).
Commenting on the promotion, Prasoon Joshi, Executive Chairman, McCann Erickson stated, “I have known Debashis since last five years. I have seen him grow and contribute to the organisation’s growth. This was one reason we elevated him to this role.”
Paul has spent seven years with McCann Erickson. Some of the key businesses he has worked on are Reckitt Benckiser, Nestle, Microsoft, Coca Cola, GM, as well as Perfetti, Dabur and Diageo - Radico (JV).