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Senior level revamp at Mudra South; Juno Simon, Ranji Cherian to lead creative, management

13-September-2007
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Senior level revamp at Mudra South; Juno Simon, Ranji Cherian to lead creative, management

Poised for growth in the South, Mudra Group has made some changes in its senior management structure. Ranji Cherian joins Mudra South as Senior Vice-President. He will partner Juno Simon, who was recently appointed as Executive Creative Director. S Radhakrishnan has been promoted as President.

Simon, who joined Mudra from JWT, Chennai, is a highly awarded creative person, having won laurels at both international as well as Indian forums. He has won more than 30 international awards, including Cannes, D&AD and Clio. The Gold Lion at Cannes last year and Silver at Cannes 2005 are some of his most recent wins. Simon has over a decade’s experience in advertising and has worked on well-known brands like Lifestyle, Louise Philippe, and Ford, among others.

Cherian’s last assignment was with JWT, Chennai, as Vice-President and Client Services Director, heading the Ford businesses like Fiesta, Ikon, Endeavor, Fusion, and Ford Service. He was also responsible for new business development. Cherian, a postgraduate in Marketing, has 15 years’ experience in advertising. Some of the accounts that he has handled in the past include Pepsi South, CavinKare, Skin Care and Detergent Soaps, Parryware Sanitaryware, and Lifestyle International Ltd, among others.

Commenting on the new developments at Mudra South, Madhukar Kamath, MD & CEO, the Mudra Group, said, “Radhakrishnan has truly been a strong pillar for Mudra South with an excellent track record. His promotion is recognition of his contribution to Mudra South. In his new role, he will be focused on organisation building, new initiatives and growth for Mudra in the South. In Juno and Ranji, Radhakrishnan has two excellent leaders to help us shape the vision for Mudra South.”

Said Radhakrishnan, “Juno is a brilliant creative person and a great guy. I am thrilled to have him on board. Ranji is an accomplished professional and will be an able partner to Juno. We have big plans for Mudra South. I can’t think of better people to help me lead it.”

Mudra South’s clients include United Spirits, Madura Garments, TTK Prestige, Henkel, Malayala Manorama, RmKV, Indian Express, Paragon, Cycle Agarbattis, and LMG Brands among others.

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