New Delhi : Amman Mannan has joined Leo Burnett India as Group Executive Creative Director. He will be based at the agency’s head office in Mumbai and will work closely with RajDeepak Das based in Gurgaon.
Speaking on his appointment, Das, chief creative officer, Leo Burnett India, says, “Aman’s joining us further strengthens our creative team that is not only young but also extremely talented. Aman brings with him a lot of positive energy and newer storytelling ways that will help us find the right solutions to our clients’ problems.”
Says Mannan, “This really is an exciting time to be part of Leo Burnett India. I look forward to working with both RajDeepak and Saurabh (Varma, CEO) to create a wave of new age integrated work.” Mannan moved from DDB Mudra where he was executive creative director. Prior to that, he has had stints with McCann Erickson and Interface Communications. In a career that spans more than a decade, he has worked across categories on brands such as Union Bank of India, Future Group, Lipton, HBO, ICICI Lombard, Parachute, Onida, Radio Mirchi, NDTV, Mahindra and Mahindra (Scorpio, Bolero, Maxx), Nerolac and Blue Star.
His work has won him accolades in both international and national circuits including the prestigious Cannes, Emvies, London International Awards, Abbys and Mirchi Kaan Awards.
Leo Burnett India has been building insightful campaigns for McDonald’s, Complan, Glucon D, Thums Up, Maaza, Perfetti, Tide, Whisper, Samsung, Tata Capital, Tata Salt, HDFC Life Insurance and Bacardi among others.