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CXO Moves: Exec appointments at Future Generali, Cheil, Kotak Mahindra Bank and more

Executive moves in the world of brands and agencies.

By  Storyboard18May 29, 2023 8:55 AM
CXO Moves: Exec appointments at Future Generali, Cheil, Kotak Mahindra Bank and more
Get the full picture on people and their moves on the corporate jungle gym in CXO Moves. (From left to right: Geetanjali Chugh Kothari, Neeraj Agarwal, Abhishek Pathak and Gauri Burma)

Keep up with all the key people movements in the brand marketing ecosystem in Storyboard18’s CXO Moves. Here’s a round-up of the executives who've moved jobs, got bigger roles, switched industries and more.

Geetanjali Chugh Kothari

Geetanjali Chugh Kothari

Previous: Head - marketing and corporate communications, Bharti AXA Life Insurance

Present: Chief marketing officer, Future Generali Life Insurance India

Geetanjali Chugh Kothari’s present role is chief marketing officer. In her role as the CMO, Chugh will be responsible for leading the organisation's marketing, communications, digital, and customer experience initiatives.

Armed with an experience of 17 years, she has worked across Mudra Max, Hindustan Times and Future Group.

Amit Nandwani

Present: National creative director, Cheil India

Cheil India appoints Amit Nandwani as national creative director. In his new role, Nandwani will lead the creative output on the new businesses of the agency.

With a career spanning over two decades in advertising, he has worked with Leo Burnett, Ogilvy, McCann Worldgroup, DDB Mudra and Brand David. His last stint was at Leo Burnett Delhi where he spent over nine years.

Neeraj Agarwal

Neeraj Agarwal

Present: Vice president - marketing, Kotak Mahindra Bank

Neeraj Agarwal has joined Kotak Mahindra Bank as the vice president of marketing. Agarwal is armed with an experience of 15 years and has worked across Network18, Yes Bank and is the founder of Insciple.

Gauri Burma and Mithun Rajam

Previous: Associate creative directors, DDB Mudra Group

Present: Founding members and creative directors, Fundamental

Fundamental has roped in Gauri Burma and Mithun Rajam in a new position. Burma is armed with an experience of more than a decade and has worked across Taproot Dentsu and Leo Burnett.

Rajam has worked across Creativeland Asia, Taproot Dentsu, Ogilvy and Leo Burnett.

Abhishek Pathak

Abhishek Pathak

Previous: Senior manager - brand, Tata Group

Present: SVP and head, content, Tata Play

Tata Play has promoted Abhishek Pathak to a new role. In his new role, he will handle strategy, business development and partnerships. He is armed with an experience of two decades and he has worked across Nicholas Piramal India and Taj Group of Hotels.

Joydeep Mukherjee

Present: Chief marketing officer, Deltatech Gaming

Deltatech Gaming has appointed Joydeep Mukherjee as chief marketing officer. In his new role, he will lead the company’s marketing strategies and operations. He will also work towards accelerating the growth and strengthening Adda52Poker and Adda Games’ brand narrative.

Nathan Johny

Previous: Assistant vice president - growth, The HelloWorld

Present: Vice president - growth marketing, appoints Nathan Johny in a new role. His mandate will include leading growth marketing efforts which include customer acquisition, engagement, retention and community management.

Johny is armed with an experience of nine years and has worked across, Myndbee, NestAway Technologies, Quiklo and Educaro.

Saif Khan

Previous: Group president and business head - private banking, Yes Bank

Present: Chief growth officer, PayNearby

Branchless banking and digital network PayNearby has appointed Saif Khan in a new role. His responsibilities will include accelerating and expanding the brand’s footprints by identifying market needs and opportunities.

Khan is armed with an experience of more than two decades and has worked across MIRC electronics, ICICI Capital Services, Citi Bank India, ICICI Bank and IndusInd Bank.

Hansveen Kaur

Previous: Business head, Momspresso

Present: Head - brand management and digital marketing, VoltasBeko

Hansveen Kaur will lead a new role at VoltasBeko. She comes with an experience of 18 years and has worked across Coca-Cola India, LG Electronics India, Videocon and Ingersoll Rand.

Compiled by Kashmeera Sambamurthy

First Published on May 29, 2023 8:55 AM