Edelman India announces two digital appointments

Edelman India has recently revealed two new leadership appointments, made in a bid to further strengthen its digital business.

Kunal Arora joins the team as National Director of Edelman Digital, and will be responsible for all digital business in India, as well as leading teams in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore.

Kunal, who previously worked as Head of Digital in Hungama Digital Services for over six years, will be based in Gurgaon.

The second hire is Deepak Agarwal, who will take up the role of Group Creative Director, Digital after previously working as Executive Director, copy, for M&C Saatchi within the direct marketing and digital division.

Deepak will be based in Mumbai, where he will lead an all-India digital creative tea and will report to Kunal Arora.

Rakesh Thukral, COO, Edelman India said, “The addition of Kunal and Deepak is critical to our plans to broaden our Digital offering in India across creative, strategy and build. Kunal’s digital advertising experience and Deepak’s award-winning creative expertise will strengthen our capabilities to deliver truly integrated campaigns to our clients.”

Gavin Coombes, President of Edelman Digital APACMEA commented on the hires saying, “Kunal and Deepak bring unique and extensive experience in a variety of fields, from advertising to direct marketing to digital to social media, and we look forward to making the most of all of their expertise together with their passion and commitment to excellence as we build the Edelman Digital brand and business across India. These two skill leaders will work with the strong talent base we already have on the ground and our over 1,000 digital professionals throughout the world for the benefit of our clients.”

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