Developing and strengthening its Retail Practice, O&M India has announced the appointment of Rahul Saigal as Vice President, Retail. The Retail Practice is aligned with OgilvyAction. Saigal will be based in Mumbai and report to Sanjay Thapar, Group President, North & East, O&M India.
Thapar, who also has a national responsibility for OgilvyAction, said, “Retail is certainly one of the key areas of focus in O&M’s future plans. The Retail Practice will reinforce our 360-degree brand building offering, strengthening our clients’ brands. We believe Rahul has the wherewithal to drive this practice successfully and we are happy to have him with us.”
Saigal began his career with Bennett Coleman & Company Ltd before moving on to TBWA, Schoolnet (a web portal business). He then joined Ogilvy Manila, J&J, and more recently Havas. Some of the brands that he has worked on across geographies include J&J, Unilever, Nokia, Kodak, Nike, American Express, the Swire Group and UTV.