Mahesh Gharat, Azazul Haque Moved to Ogilvy Bangalore's creative team as Executive Creative Directors
Dated: June 03, 2016
Ogilvy Mumbai has announced the transfer of creative employees Mahesh Gharat and Azazul Haque to their Bangalore branch’s creative team. Designated as Executive Creative Directors, they bring around 38 years of experience together. Mahesh Gharat has been associated with Ogilvy for nine years and has worked with numerous brands and also has won national and international awards for his work. Meanwhile Haque was behind some memorable campaigns including that for Spice Mobile ‘Milaye Sapnon se’, Satyamev Jayate, Asian Paints and many more. Both of them will head the Ogilvy Bangalore creative team in their new roles as Executive Creative Directors.
On their new roles, Haque and Gharat, ECDs, Ogilvy Bangalore said, "Ogilvy Bangalore has always been a great place to work. I am looking forward to the challenge and excitement of working on all of Ogilvy Bangalore's brands, some of which are Titan, Lenovo, Amazon, ITC Bingo & Yippee Noodles, Fortune Oil, Allen Solly, IBM, MTR. So when Piyush called and said, "You need to make Ogilvy Bangalore rock!" the magnitude of the opportunity resounded in my mind and continues to do so. Our attempt would be to help these brands become bigger by creating work that is effective and memorable."
Piyush Pandey, Executive Chairman & Creative Director, Ogilvy South Asia said, "I am delighted that Azaz and Mahesh have taken the creative leadership role in Bangalore. Bangalore is a key office for Ogilvy & Mather India with leading existing clients and lots of potential ones. Both Azaz and Mahesh understand the traditional Indian consumer and the emerging one. I look forward to some exciting and effective work from our Bangalore office."