Ogilvy announced the appointment of Shouvik Roy as President & Head of Office, Ogilvy Delhi and will join on December 5, 2019.
Shouvik Roy will report to Kunal Jeswani, CEO, Ogilvy India.
Kunal Jeswani, CEO Ogilvy India stated, “Shouvik Roy brings a width of the rich capability to Ogilvy. He will lead Ogilvy Delhi and help us shape its future. His strong, varied experience will help us stay ahead in a volatile, changing communication environment. And his warmth, compassion, and love for great ideas will ensure our culture and our creative reputation continue to thrive.”
Shouvik has spent most of the past two decades engaged in Brand Consulting, Design, Marketing and Advertising. In his past he has worked with firms like HCL, GE Capital, and DDB Mudra.
Shouvik has been a co-founder of two successful startups in the Branding/Design/Communications space – an entrepreneur whose previous firm Brand Planet (Elephant) got acquired by YAAP in 2016. Recently, he exited YAAP as a Senior Partner.
Several large enterprises, leading startups, and government initiatives have benefitted from his expertise in Brand Strategy, Corporate Branding/Rebranding and Design Thinking.
On his appointment, Shouvik commented, “I am delighted to join an organization that has been a lifelong inspiration for me. The advertising industry is seeing rapid change and I hope that I will be able to play a meaningful role in shaping it and make it work for Ogilvy. I am looking forward to working closely with a very bright young team here in Delhi NCR and to my interactions with the industry stalwarts at Ogilvy.”
Shouvik has lived in Delhi NCR for over 20 years after moving from Mumbai. He will be responsible for a robust portfolio of clients including Dabur, Pernod Ricard, KFC, BMW, Coca-Cola, Perfetti Van Melle, Uber, Eicher Motors, Mother Dairy, Philips, Voltas, Max New York Life, American Express and many more.