Top Story

e4m_logo.png

Home >> People Movement >> Article

Sudhir Sahni named O&M Delhi President; Simmi Sabhaney is O&M Bangalore President

14-May-2008
Font Size   16
Sudhir Sahni named O&M Delhi President; Simmi Sabhaney is O&M Bangalore President

O&M has been beefing up its top rung with new Presidents for Mumbai, and now in Delhi and Bangalore. The Ogilvy India Board has named Sudhir Sahni as President for O&M Delhi. His elevation comes close on the heels of Simmi Sabhaney being elevated as President of O&M Bangalore and Hephzibah Pathak as President of O&M Mumbai.

Sahni has been with O&M since December 1996. He spent part of this tenure with Ogilvy Mumbai, leading Ogilvy Healthcare for Delhi and Bangalore. He has worked on businesses like American Express, UNICEF Pulse Polio, VDIS '97, Seagrams, Coke and Hindustan Times, to name a few.

Commenting on his new assignment, Sahni said, “I have always loved creating strong brands and brand relationships. The new assignment will help me in driving Ogilvy Delhi to become the most irresistible agency – to work with and work for – in the industry.”

Meanwhile, Simmi Sabhaney has been elevated as President for O&M Bangalore. Sabhaney has been with Ogilvy for almost 18 years and worked on Unilever’s F&B brands, Titan, Madhura Garments, ITC Foods, Cadbury’s, WorldSpace, Canara Bank, Skol Breweries, Yahoo, Prestige and Rohan Builders, among others.

Her journey in O&M has been from Account Executive to President. While at Ogilvy, she has also spent four years at Ogilvy Mumbai working on Unilever’s, Cadbury’s and a USAID-funded programme, ‘Goli ke Hamjoli’.

Speaking about her new role, Sabhaney said, “It feels wonderful to make the journey from Account Executive to President within the same organisation. The Ogilvy culture is very stimulating as a result in my 18 years here, I have always felt passionate about the work that we create. I look forward to driving this passion and zeal among the youngsters in my new role.”

Commenting on the two promotions, Piyush Pandey, Executive Chairman, NCD, O&M India & Vice Chairman O&M Asia Pacific, said, “Sudhir has been a pillar of the Ogilvy Delhi operation for a long time. He has been a tremendous support in building brands for our Delhi clients. Simmi has done a superb job in building the Ogilvy brand in Bangalore and has been a great support to Prateek Srivastava, President, Ogilvy South India.”

Also read:

O&M Mumbai names Hephzibah Pathak as President

Tags

Vijay Mansukhani, speaks to exchange4media about the resurgence of Onida, the scope of growth of consumer electronics market in India and the reasons why Indian consumer electronics brands don’t compete on a global scale

Projjol Banerjea opens up about hiring Anne Macdonald and GroupM's Rob Norman, and the brand's new identity

Meera Iyer tells exchange4media that in FY 2016/17, bigbasket clocked a revenue of Rs 1,400 crore. The online supermarket currently stands at 70,000 orders a day, with operations in 25 cities.

CMO, Kashyap Vadapalli on the start-up’s marketing play, why it has decided to stay away from IPL and response to its furniture rental apps

In terms of affiliates, India ranks on the top. Spurred by the fast growth of mobile users and hence internet users, there are millions of websites, apps, WAP-sites and blogs using affiliate marketing...

Insecurity in the workplace due to the idea of AI encroaching on your job, or being sidelined at work because of your small town background? Sandeep Goyal has the right answers to help you deal with w...

As National Sales Head at News18.com, Ashish aims to bring on board a maximum number of advertising partners and consolidate the network’s position as a leader in the space.