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Havas Creative Group India Appoints Debopriyo Bhattacherjee EVP and Head of Planning

Debopriyo (Debo) Bhattacherjee

Havas Creative Group India has announced the appointment of Debopriyo (Debo) Bhattacherjee as Executive Vice President and Head of Planning – North, with immediate effect.

In his new role, Debo will be responsible for providing strategic advice to Havas Creative.

Debo, will be based in the Gurgaon office and will report to Neeraj Bassi, Strategy Director, Havas Group India.

Debo is a strategic planner with 17 years of professional experience. He has worked with agencies in India and South East Asia such as Ogilvy, Dentsu, DDB and McCann to name a few. He was also responsible for strategic planning for over three years at Havas in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Manas Lahiri, President of Havas Creative Group India, said: “Debo has both the experience and the knowledge to manage brands in a wide range of categories. He has already been part of the Havas network and understands the culture of Integration that Havas offers to his clients. His unique perspectives and ideas will undoubtedly enhance our ability to produce meaningful work for our portfolio of clients. “

“I am delighted to welcome Debo on board. He brings great value to the team due to his passion for understanding customer concerns and finding creative solutions to business problems. I am confident that his strategic planning skills will help us continue to achieve our goals. aim to make brands more meaningful, ”said Bassi.

“For me, it’s a homecoming of a network that I admire, and especially in India, it’s currently one of the most talked about agencies with tremendous momentum and an interesting mix of clients from renowned in its portfolio. So with the change in consumer behavior especially after the pandemic, the effort will be to continue working on creating differentiated strategies for all major brands of Reckitt, Dabur, Suzuki and many more I look forward to working with the dynamic team at Havas Village India, ”said Débo.

Sabharwal will be based in Gurgaon and will report to Ravinder Siwach, National Creative Director, Havas Creative Group India …