Naresh Gupta has joined Publicis India as Executive Vice President, Planning. Prior to this appointment, he was with Grey Global Group (South Asia) as Vice President- Strategic Planning.
Confirming the development, Hemant Misra, President & COO, Publicis India, said, “Naresh has been a great find for us. His infectious enthusiasm for the business and his childlike curiosity is something that one cannot escape.”
Commenting on his appointment, Gupta said, “Publicis India is a really exciting opportunity with a great set of brands and refreshing approach to communication. These are dynamic times and strategic planning will only sharpen our offer for our clients.”
“Naresh is a well grounded strategic mind. He will be a key force in taking our planning agenda forward,” said Partha Sinha, Chief Strategy Officer, South & South-East Asia, Publicis India.
Gupta brings with him 20 years of experience in the industry. He has worked with companies like Grey, Contract, MAA Bozell, Jagatjit Industries Ltd, and has handled brands like Suzlon, Parle Frooti, ITC Foods, UB Group, Vimal, Samsung, Appy Fizz, Cavin Kare, Britannia, Ranbaxy, and Haier, among others.