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| Updated on January 11, 2018 Published on July 27, 2017

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V Shantakumar joins Pitchfork Partners board

Brand and marketing veteran V Shantakumar has joined Pitchfork Partners Strategic Consulting LLP as a senior strategist and board member.

A former Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi India, he will work closely with co-founders Sunil Gautam and Jaideep Shergill to support Pitchfork’s growth and diversification plans. He has been involved with Pitchfork Partners for more than two years as a consulting partner.

Shantakumar has spent over four decades in marketing and advertising.

Pitchfork is a new-age strategy consultancy, specialising in corporate, business, not-for-profit and sustainability issues that need holistic solutions.

New appointments at Asymmetrique

Asymmetrique, a digital-era marketing and brand solutions company, has recently made new appointments to its senior leadership team (SLT). The new members are Prabhakar Jampa, Chief Experience Partner, Aneetha Kasuganti, Director – Analytics and Insights, and Shuvadeep Nag, Partner - Brand Development (Head – Kolkata Operations).

Jampa has over two decades of experience in crafting digital strategy, creative, and brand advertising solutions for large clients. He adds the much-needed dimension of digital consumer and user experience design to Asymmetrique’s service portfolio. Kasuganti is an accomplished researcher and psychologist who brings expertise in using digital data analytics for driving real-time marketing and media strategy. Nag is a brand development professional who has played crucial roles helping leading agencies with expanding and building profitable operations in new geographies. He has the mandate to now make Asymmetrique’s services available to Kolkata-based national clients who remain under-served from the standpoint of sophisticated and holistic digital providers.

Jose Leon to head Indigo’s design and build business

Indigo Consulting, Leo Burnett India’s full-service digital agency, has appointed Jose Leon as President to lead its Digital Design and Build vertical. Leon comes in from Adobe, where he was responsible for the digital marketing business across multiple domains in BFSI, retail, education and automotive, among others, in collaboration with digital agencies.

Digital Design and Build typically comprises consulting to implementation, and continuous innovation of clients’ large-scale digital transformative projects. Leon will report to Rajesh Ghatge, Chief Executive Officer, Indigo Consulting, and will be based at the Delhi office. He has 20 years of experience across Fortune 500 technology companies.

Published on July 27, 2017

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