The big break in my career happened in India with Grey Worldwide, Ogilvy & Mather and Lowe Lintas, 3 high profile agencies handling an interesting portfolio of reputed brands like Titan Watches, Maruti Suzuki, Raymonds, Kingfisher beer Kamasutra Condoms & Bajaj Auto. Moved to Dubai to explore an international market and got an opportunity with reputed agencies like Bates Pangulf, Lowe Mena and Perceptgulf Hakuhodo. Handled international brands including Unilever’s Fair & Lovely, Signal, Pepsodent, Rexona, Lifebuoy, Reebok, Bose, BAT (Viceroy & Lucky Strike), plus local brands including Dubai Shopping Festival, DSS, Sony, Jumbo, Emirates Bank, Dubai City of Gold & Marmum Juices, Peugeot, Great Wall Motors, Mazda, Tim Hortons, Emaar, Damac, FirstnetTV (Pehla) , Fair And Handsome. Last was with Idea Tree as Associate Creative Director (consultant) working on a wide brand mix comprising of FnS, Pressman’s sandwiches, Bawadat Mall, Dabur, Emaar, Damac & Dubai Mall etc. My work was recognized at international and local awards – Finalist at the Bombay Ad Club, Cag, Big Bang,New York Festival, Gold & Bronze at the Dubai Lynx Advertising Festival to name a few.
Education: Diploma in Applied Art from Sir J. J. Institute of Applied Art, Bombay, India.