Lowe Worldwide has announced the elevation of Ameer Ismail, Head of LINOpinion India to Executive Director. In his new role, Ismail will report to Steve Gatfield, CEO, Lowe Worldwide, and EVP, Interpublic Group, and will work closely with Lowe Worldwide for future strategic developments, both in India and in partnership with other IPG companies outside India.
On his larger role, Ismail explained, “My responsibilities will continue to include the whole equation of LINOpinion and Lowe Worldwide Management, not only across India but Asia as well.”
Commenting on the promotion, Steve Gatfield said, “PR and reputation management is one of the most dynamic sectors in the marketing arena. Ameer’s new position reflects the importance of LINOpinion to our future prosperity and ability to solve our clients’ communication challenges.”
In a career that spans 17 years, Ismail has played an active role not just at Lowe-Lintas, but has been an active member of the Indian PR community as well. Ismail joined LINOpinion in 1996 and has been handling clients like Carrier, CII, JP Morgan, MTV Networks, Standard Chartered Bank, Spice Group, Srilankan Airlines and World Gold Council (WGC).
In early 2004, Ismail was appointed as a member of the Executive Council of Lintas - Integrated Marketing Action Group, which was the marketing services business segment of the Lintas India Group. Ismail will continue to remain on the managing committee of the Group.