Neelesh Phadnis, Client Servicing Director, Publicis India, has put in his papers after a two-year stint and has moved on to Beetel Delhi Tech Ltd as Head of Marketing from October 23, 2011. He had worked on brands such as Maggi, Nestea and Nestle Dairy for Nestle, and McVitie’s for United Biscuits during his tenure at Publicis India.
Confirming the news to exchange4media, Phadnis said, “I had a great learning experience at Publicis. The exposure I got on FMCG brands here was brilliant. However, I am moving on looking forward to the new opportunities at Beetel.”
Phadnis had joined Publicis two years ago and was reporting to Ashutosh Sawhney, Executive Vice President, Publicis. In a career spanning more than 10 years, he has worked on brands like Honda, Maruti, LG, Nestle, Dabur, Philips and Coke, while working with agencies like Lowe, Leo Burnett, Rediffusion Y&R and Mudra. He has also had experience at the client side prior to this, working in the marketing side at LG.