Leo Burnett India appoints new CCO

RajDeepak Das has been appointed as the chief creative officer, Leo Burnett Group India.

In his new role as CCO for the India operations across Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai, Das will be based in Mumbai and will work closely with Saurabh Varma, CEO, Leo Burnett Group India.

Das brings with him global experience, creativity, focus, and strong leadership qualities which will satisfy client needs and promote new creative products. He has previously worked with world-class global brands P&G, Pepsi, Visa, Pizza Hut and Tesco among others.

With India’s growing economic importance, this strategic appointment represents a new beginning for Leo Burnett India as it works to evolve from the traditional print and TV dominated market to the new online outreach. In partnership with Varma, Das will focus on creating work which brings out the purpose of its brands.

Mark Tutssel, chief creative officer, Leo Burnett Worldwide said: “I strongly believe that Raj, alongside Saurabh will form a perfect unity of creative and strategy, making the agency, one of India’s leading creative agencies today, the best integrated agency in the region going forward.”