Ogilvy beefs up Mumbai creative team with four senior hires

Neville Shah, Syed Mohammed Talha Nazim, Mahesh Madhukar Parab and Talha Bin Mohsin have been brought on board as Senior Creative Directors

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Sep 4, 2014 8:02 AM
Ogilvy beefs up Mumbai creative team with four senior hires

Ogilvy Mumbai has recently appointed four Senior Creative Directors. They will be based out of Mumbai and report to the senior creative and business heads in Ogilvy Advertising, Mumbai. These senior hires include Neville Shah, Syed Mohammed Talha Nazim, Mahesh Madhukar Parab and Talha Bin Mohsin.

Commenting on the appointments, Abhijit Avasthi, National Creative Director, Ogilvy India said, “Last few months have been fabulous for us with lots of new business coming in. In order to bolster our creative strength, we have brought in these stars. Each of them has a unique way of thinking which will enrich Ogilvy greatly.”

Neville Shah’s work experience spans over companies such as MTV India & MTV Indies, Commonwealth Worldwide, McCann Worldgroup, Creativeland Asia, JWT, Mudra, TBWA, McCann-Erickson, Times of India Group, JAM, 107.1 FM Rainbow and The Company Theatre. He has worked on Indian and multinational brands such as Chevrolet, Set Max, Standard Chartered Bank, Nissan, Airtel, Philips, ESPN, Star Sports, Bajaj Allianz, Parle Agro, Dabur, ITC and several more.

Syed Mohammed Talha Nazim has spent the first 19 years of his career in Kolkata, Delhi, Bangalore and Kuala Lumpur. Having worked in agencies such as Burnett and McCann on clients such as Chevrolet, BMW, Fiat, Petronas, Coca-Cola, Nescafe, Dutch Lady, Aircel, and McDonalds, to name some, he now returns to Mumbai.

Mahesh Madhukar Parab has worked with agencies such as Da’Cunha Communications, Ambience Publicis, McCann Erickson, DDB Mudra and Contract Advertising. His work experiences spans across Indian and multinational brands such as Amul, Western Union, Siemens, HUL, Marico, Reliance, Yellow Pages, Hanes, Tata Indicom, BPL Mobile, NEO, Star Plus, Edelweiss, Tata Motor International, Asian Paints, Cadbury’s, BATA, Yamaha, Dabur, Wrigley’s, UTI Bank, and Kotak Bank, to name a few.

Talha Bin Mohsin has worked with agencies such as Contract, DDB Mudra, Leo Burnett and McCann Erickson. His work experience covers brands such as Coca Cola, National Geographic Channel, Schneider Electric, Philips Lighting, HBO, McDonald’s, Dabur, Godrej, Big Bazaar, Maharashtra Tourism, Parachute, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Barclays Bank, Radio Mirchi, Mediker, Twinings, Wrigley’s (Boomer & Orbit), Yamaha, Bata, Cadbury (Choclairs, Halls), Asian Paints (Tractor, Apcolite), and Tata Motors.

The partnership between Talha Bin Mohsin and Mahesh Madhukar Parab goes back over six years.

Navin Talreja, President, Ogilvy Mumbai & Kolkata commented, “New ways of thinking, new kind of work and new ways of adding value is what Ogilvy is known for and what we continuously strive to achieve. To stay ahead of the game, we need to constantly add new energy and new ideas to existing ones. These exceptionally talented hires will do just that.” 

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