Syed Mohammed Talha Nazim, Ogilvy India’s Executive Creative Director, passed away on Monday.
Nazim started his career as a Junior Copywriter with Phoenix Advertising. He went on to work with Leo Burnett Group as Senior Writer. Nazim held the position of Creative Director for McCann World Group.
Nazim worked with Ogilvy & Mather from 2014 to 2016 as Senior Creative Director. During this tenure, he worked on prestigious accounts like JSW Steel, Google, Siemens & Asian Paints.
Co-created a ground-breaking TV commercial featuring the lady with the will of steel – Geeta Phogat. Won Ogilvy’s only Cannes Lion in 2015, the Grand Envies, Envies & several Kyoorius Blue Elephants.
He Co-Founded a company named Bolthitt Technologies in 2019. Nazim returned to Ogilvy in March 2020.
“Very saddened by the untimely demise of copywriter/creative director #TalhaNazim,” Prasoon Joshi wrote on Twitter.
Very saddened by the untimely demise of copy writer/creative director #TalhaNazim. Will cherish our discussions. He was a beautiful human being . His exceptional Penguin Audio books campaign will always resonate. Will miss you.
— Prasoon Joshi (@prasoonjoshi_) May 10, 2021