Saugata Bagchi and Bijoe George to take on additional roles at Tribal DDB and Rapp India
Saugata Bagchi and Bijoe George will be taking on additional roles for Tribal DDB and Rapp India respectively effective January, 2013.
Bijoe George, VP - RAPP, will now handle Rapp India’s operations in the West and South. Bijoe will also continue his lead role on the HP business that is a key client for RAPP in India.
Saugata Bagchi, VP Tribal DDB, will now be in charge of the West & South operations for Tribal DDB through the Tribal DDB presence in Mumbai and Bangalore.
Both, Saugata and Bijoe will continue to report to Venkat Mallik, President, Tribal DDB and Rapp India. Tribal DDB is one of India’s leading and most awarded digital agencies. RAPP is a new age data driven multi channel agency. RAPP & Tribal DDB are members of the DDB Mudra Group and the Omnicom Group world-wide.
Commenting on his new role, Saugata, VP, Tribal DDB India, said, “ We’ve had a strong hold in the western market & were able to further consolidate it in 2012. I am very excitedabout this new opportunity & believe that with our new improved digitalskill sets, our clients in Southern India will increasingly contribute to the fast pace of growth that we’ve set for Tribal DDB India.”
Bijoe George, VP, Rapp India, said, “Over the last few years RAPP India has won many blue chip clients and 2013 would further propel our growth story. It would be exciting to lead this growth and transformation. Given RAPP's legacy in the data analytics space combined with itsmedia neutral offering, clients across verticals will find the RAPP proposition a compelling one.”
Adding to this, Venkat Mallik, President, Tribal DDB and Rapp India, said, “We have had a very good 2012 for both Tribal DDB & RAPP. The new structure with expanded roles for Bijoe and Saugata will help us leverage their skills better &build on the progress we have made in 2012. The year 2013 should see us deepening our capabilities & delivering higher quality business and creative solutions for our clients while we build RAPP & Tribal DDB into stronger bigger communications agencies.”