News Just Arrived | BBH appoints Raj Kamble as Managing Partner - India

BBH Group have appointed Raj Kamble as the Managing Partner and head of creative of its office in Mumbai. Raj joins from BBDO WorldWide, New York where he is a Senior Vice President on the global P&G and Gillette business.

He will join BBH in May and will work along with Managing Partners Subhash Kamath, Partha Sinha and Paul Ward. The ECD role has been overseen by Creative Director Russell Barrett since the departure of Priti Nair at the end of 2010.

Raj has worked in Mumbai, London and New York and has won multiple awards including Clios, Cannes, D&AD and One Show. His most recent role was Senior VP Creative Director on P&G. Before BBDO World Wide he was at Lowe Worldwide for eleven years.

In the first two years of business the BBH Mumbai's founding client base has grown to include both local and international clients including World Gold Council, Lakme Salon, Surf, Vaseline, Marico, TVS, L&T and Diageo.

Sir John Hegarty, Worldwide Creative Director of BBH Group said, "Raj is not just a great creative who thinks outside the box. He's spent 10 years living outside the box. He excites me because he's talented, enthusiastic and hungry. I think he''ll make BBH better, just as, hopefully, we'll do the same for him."

Raj Kamble said, "BBH doesn't just do great award winning work but they build brands and are, I believe, the only Agency in the world that has done it consistently over the last twenty years. I have always admired BBH's work and their culture. There is substantial strategic thinking behind every single campaign. I personally believe in that approach and have always wanted to work with them, and feel honored to join BBH India as a Partner."

In 2011, BBH Mumbai has won assignments from Diageo, Channel V and Movies Now. The Agency recently appointed Paul Ward as Managing Partner.


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