Leo Burnett strategy lead Sutapa Bhattacharya heads to Tenaga Nasional

Sutapa Bhattacharya, head of knowledge and strategy at Leo Burnett Malaysia is exiting the agency. A+M understands that Bhattacharya will join the agency's client Tenaga Nasional (TNB) as its general manager, effective 22 November 2017.

Both TNB and Bhattacharya are not able to confirm with A+M at the time of writing.

Bhattacharya joined Leo Burnette Malaysia in April 2004. As the head of planning for Leo Burnett group Malaysia, Bhattacharya co-leads new business pitches and spearheads brand consultancy projects as well as inspires creative work and strategic solutions.

She has additional responsibility for thought leadership, dissemination of knowledge within the agency and driving the firm’s people focused initiatives.

On her departure, managing partner Andrew Leong, Leo Burnett Malaysia said, “We would like to thank Bhattacharya for her 14 years, with us. We wish her nothing but the best in her new venture on the client side. These changes are also part of a broader expansion plan within the agency, we have restructured our strategic unit to focus on business verticals as well as horizontal specialisation."