Saumya Chattopadhyay has joined Rediffusion Y&R’s Mumbai operations as planning head . Chattopadhyay will report to Arvind Mohan, group CSO, Rediffusion Y&R, and Nisha Singhania, EVP, Rediffusion Y&R.
He joined Milk+Co a few months ago, but with the slump in the economy, the scenario in South East Asia, says Chattopadhyay, is subdued. “The buzz is missing there and I need buzz to work in,” he says about his return.
Chattopadhyay is IAA school of advertising (UK) graduate and has about 12 years experience in advertising industry. He interned at Saatchi & Saatchi, London, for about six months as trainee planner.
He returned to India in 2000 and joined Ogilvy India on HUL’s skincare division. He then joined Euro RSCG and was there for close to three years, working on brands such as Novartis, SET MAX (Deewana bana de campaign), HDFC Bank and Voltas.
Source: Bombay Adclub