Leo Burnett India has hired Prajato Guha Thakurta and Sachin Kamble as associate executive creative directors. Thakurta and Kamble will be based in Mumbai and will work closely with recently appointed chief creative officer RajDeepak Das.
Thakurta has worked in agencies such as JWT, McCann Erickson and DDB Mudra on brands like Pears, Parachute Advansed, Stayfree, Tata Indicom, Barclays, Radio Mirchi, Neo Sports, Band-Aid, Nokia, among others.
Thakurta said: “Times are changing and getting even more demanding and dynamic by the day. I am very keen and excited to be a part of this great agency and working on some of the iconic brands in their portfoilo.”
Kamble meanwhile has worked at agencies like Ambience, Rediffusion DY&R, Ogilvy & Mather, DDB Mudra and JWT on brands like Colgate, Zee TV, Exide, Taj Group of Hotels, Vodafone, Nestle, Ponds, Kotex, Genteel, Savsol, ITC Vivel, Lavasa, Kalpataru, Rin, Smirnoff and Nokia to name a few.
Saurabh Varma (pictured), CEO, Leo Burnett Group said the hires were made to build the momentum of the agency.