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Vishal Chemjong joins Rediffusion Y&R, Delhi

Vishal Chemjong joins Rediffusion Y&R, Delhi

Author | exchange4media News Service | Thursday, Dec 01,2011 7:45 AM

Vishal Chemjong joins Rediffusion Y&R, Delhi

Rediffusion Y&R, Delhi has further ramped up its creative team with the appointment of Vishal Chemjong as Creative Head – Copy.

Commenting on Chemjong’s appointment, Chraneeta Mann, ECD, Rediffusion Y&R, Delhi, said, “We’re extremely happy to have Vishal on board. He has won a number of national and international awards and is a good team leader. He has done some impactful brand building campaigns such as the ‘Me & Meri Maggi’ series. We’re looking forward to him maintaining that same balance of ‘insight’ and ‘executional cut through’ in the work that he does on brands for us at Rediffusion.”

Abhik Santara, VP, Delhi, Rediffusion Y&R, added here, “Vishal is an ideator. He does not think just one media and that’s what excited me the most. In today’s time, we believe brands are not built by marketers, but by consumers. And for that one needs specialists who could deliver on strong conversation ideas. Vishal’s inclusion will further help us in our journey to help brands start those right conversations.”

Chemjong started his career about 11 years ago at McCann Erickson, where he worked on Bacardi, Perfetti and several Reckitt Benckiser brands such as Dettol, Colin and Mortein. He moved on to Bates as a senior copywriter in 2003, where he launched the Indiatimes Mail and mobile services and Catch Clear. He joined Mudra in 2004 to work on HBO, Electrolux, Unitech and Dabur. His joined Leo Burnett thereafter to manage the creative work for McDonald’s, Thums Up and Coca-Cola, among others. He joined Publics India in 2008 as Creative Director to handle the creative duties of Nestle’s Maggi noodles, Iffco-Tokio, HP, Dr Morepen and Teacher’s. His last stint before joining Rediffusion Y&R was at GIIR Communications, where he was handling the LG portfolio.

On his new role, Chemjong said, “This is an exciting time to be in advertising. A lot of new mediums and avenues of communication are opening up and a lot more are being explored. I look forward to adding value and doing some interesting work here at Rediffusion.”


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