Infectious Advertising has announced that it has roped in Subhash Kamath as leadership mentor. Kamath, an advertising veteran has worked with Ogilvy, Grey, Ambience Publicis, Bates and BBH in a career spanning close to four decades.
Kamath has held top leadership roles for 25 years, including 17 as CEO. He has successfully led three mergers and acquisitions for WPP, and built organisations like BBH in India from scratch.
“We at Infectious are delighted to have him on board as a mentor. We look forward to his invaluable wisdom and experience to groom the leadership team for the next growth burst. He also will have several interactive storytelling sessions to instil in our young talent the vision and rigour to excel,” said Nisha Singhania and Ramanuj Shastry, Founders, Infectious Advertising, in a statement announcing the development.
They added, “Subhash has been a friend, philosopher and guide for both of us for a long time. When he mentioned that he was getting into mentoring we put our hands up immediately. His wisdom and insights will be invaluable to us as we prepare to launch into our next phase of growth. We are delighted that he has kindly agreed.”
“Throughout my career, I’ve been blessed with great mentors, who helped better me with their wisdom and experience. I wish to follow in their footsteps and do my bit for the next generation of leaders. I’ve known Nisha and Ramanuj for many years now and they’ve built a fine agency. So when they reached out to me, I instantly agreed to mentor them,” said, Kamath.
Kamath has been involved with the larger industry ecosystem contributing to Goafest for The Advertising Club and has been on the ASCI board for the past 13 years, serving as its Chairman between 2020 and 2022.
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