Infectious Advertising has elevated Imran Khan as Head of Art. Imran has been with Infectious since its inception and has been one of the pillars of the agency.
Imran, started his career in Pune with Seagull advertising, post doing his Bachelor’s in Fine Arts from Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Fine Arts & Crafts. In 2011, he tried his luck at Portfolio Night and was noticed by Ramanuj Shastry, then Chief Creative Officer of Saatchi & Saatchi. He joined Saatchi & Saatchi and worked on brands like P&G, SpringwelMattress, and many others.
In 2013, when Ramanuj Shastry and Nisha Singhania, set up their agency Infectious, Imran was the first person they hired. Since then he has gone on to become one of the pillars of the agency. He has worked on several brands like &TV, Tasty Treat, HCL, Camlin, Tata Capital, Inorbit Malls, TBZ, etc. Imran recently co-founded Apni Public Project – an initiative to raise funds for feeding the hungry through art –it has raised almost 2 lakhs in 2 months for KhaanaChahiye.
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Says Imran Khan on his promotion, “Working with Infectious has been one of the best learning experiences of life. From a fresher to now Head of Art, the place has really groomed me. The nurturing atmosphere that Nisha and Ramanuj have created is a big motivator to better oneself and I hope I continue to grow along with the agency. Looking forward to the journey ahead.”
Adds Ramanuj Shastry. “Hiring is the most high-risk job in a ‘talent business’ like advertising. But in the case of Imran, we lucked out. In the decade that I have known him closely, he has only grown in my eyes – as a craftsman and, more importantly, as a human being. I expect great things from him. All the best, Imran!” Adds Nisha Singhania, “Imran is an asset for us. He is dependable, mature and a fantastic team leader. He truly represents our culture and stands for everything Infectious is. I am sure he will grow to great heights. All the best Imran.”