After working for brands like; Toyota Qualis, Top Ramen, the ‘Gale Mein Awaaz’ campaign for Himalaya Throat Drops, and Air Deccan, National creative director and chairman of Leo Burnett sister concern Orchard Advertising quits Leo Burnett group agency after 16 years i.e effective from December 31, 2014. Thomas Xavier is a graduate of IIM Bangalore. Xavier has also been heading ‘Transformers’ where he mentors young fast-trackers who see themselves as CEO’s in the near future.
After spending barely six months with Percept One as Chief Executive Officer, Shiv Sethuraman resigns. Sethuraman is headed to Cheil, where he will head the agency’s operations across South and West Asia. In 2008, Sethuraman was CEO of TBWA India Group before joining Percept. With over two decades of experience in the media and communications domain working closely on brands like Nissan, Adidas, Cadbury, Castrol, Unilever etc.