McCann Erickson India has elevated Namrata Nandan as General Manager to head its Bangalore office. At Bangalore, Nandan will partner Anil Thomas, Creative Director, McCann Erickson. The elevation was announced at the time of appointing Loveleen Raina and Rahul Matthew to the agency. Prior to this role, Nandan was Group Business Director at McCann Mumbai.
Speaking on the development, Prasoon Joshi, Executive Chairman - India, McCann Erickson, said, “We have recently appointed Namrata to head the Bangalore office. She is the home-grown talent which grew at the agency. She is an exceptional client servicing person and we are proud to announce her elevation.”
Nandan had joined McCann Erickson in 2003. Prior to that, she was with JWT India. She has also worked with agencies like Ogilvy India and Rediffusion Y&R and has an overall experience of almost 14 years in the advertising industry.
Currently, the agency has announced a restructuring of sorts, where the McCann Erickson office has been split into two units – McCann Erickson One and McCann Erickson Two. Following this division, Paravati Nair, currently Group Business Director, will head McCann Erickson One and will partner Rahul Matthew and Akshay Kapnadak, who will head the Creative Departments of the respective units. Loveleen Raina comes in as GM for McCann Erickson Two and will partner Ryann Menezes, currently ECD, McCann Erickson.