Edelman has just announced the appointment of Jimmy Mogal as National Director of Edelman/Rediffusion. Jimmy will lead the Tata business and the position will be effective immediately.
Mogal will take the place of Roger Darashah who has led the team for three years. Roger will be moving onto a new international assignment for Edelman in South America.
"I believe Jimmy, with his vast and varied experience, will be an asset to the Rediffusion team servicing the Tata mandate," said Diwan Arun Nanda, Chairman and Managing Director, Rediffusion Y&R.
Speaking on the new appointment, Thukral said, “Jimmy will play an integral role in continuing to build on the operational efficiencies, organizational excellence and creative programming that we have been delivering for the Tata business in the last three years. We are looking forward to his years of experience as a communications specialist working with large Indian, as well as multi-national businesses, to continue to strengthen our relationship with the Tata teams.”
“As we welcome Jimmy to the team, we want to thank Roger for his tremendous contribution and leadership on the Tata business,” said Rakesh Thukral, Managing Director, Edelman India. “Roger has played a key role in building and growing the relationship not just with the Tata teams but also our partners at Rediffusion.”
The new national director, who will report to Rakesh Thukral, brings over 25 years’ experience. He previously led the corporate communications for HCC Group for over seven years, as well as working in roles in The Coca Cola Company, Ogilvy PR and Reliance Infocomm.