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JWT-Delhi hires Amitesh Rao of Publicis and Pinaki Bhattacharya of Enterprise Nexus

03-November-2005
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JWT-Delhi hires Amitesh Rao of Publicis and Pinaki Bhattacharya of Enterprise Nexus

JWT-Delhi continues to beef up its team. It has just taken on board two senior hands. Amitesh Rao has joined as Vice-president and Client Services Director on the Pepsi businesses while Pinaki Bhattacharya has joined as Associate Vice-President, Strategic Planning.

Said Rohit Ohri, Senior Vice-President, JWT-Delhi, “Rao and Bhattacharya have more than 12 years of experience. They will strengthen our existing talent pool and help JWT grow further.”

Before joining JWT, Rao was VP at Publicis while Bhattacharya was working with Enterprise Nexus as Planning Head.

Meanwhile, Bruce Matchett has taken charge as JWT’s National Executive Creative Director. Matchett, currently at JWT-Delhi, will be responsible for overseeing the entire creative work of the agency throughout India. He was Chief Creative Officer at Singleton Ogilvy & Mather, Australia and New Zealand, prior to his new assignment.

Matchett is credited with some of Australia's best-loved advertising for brands like Toohey's, Coke, Qantas, BMW, among others. Prior to Ogilvy, Matchett was with Saatchi & Saatchi.

Commenting on Matchett entry, Ohri said, “He will provide freshness and a new sensibility to Indian advertising -- something the industry really needs. We want our clients to continue to be market leaders, to lead in the standards they set, and we wish to partner them in this endeavor.”

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