Hakuhodo Percept appoints Saurav Dasgupta as Creative Director
Hakuhodo Percept is pleased to announce the appointment of Saurav Dasgupta as Creative Director.
Dasgupta, an award wining creative professional comes with more than 12 years of experience and his repertoire includes aviation, automobiles, insurance, food & beverage, music, technology & telecom, among others.
Confirming the appointment, Elvis Sequeira, COO, Hakuhodo Percept said, “Hakuhodo is growing exponentially and over the past few months, there’s been a steady build up of a new kind of energy. We are building and strengthening our next level of leadership under the ECDs. Saurav is a wonderful addition to team Hakuhodo. ”
Commenting on his joining, Saurav Dasgupta, Creative Director Hakuhodo Percept said, ““It’s a great time to be a part of Hakuhodo Percept which is growing at a rapid pace. I do hope to provide momentum to this growth and give creative inputs to make it one of India's top agencies."
Dasgupta, moves from Rediffusion Y&R. Prior to this, in a career spanning over a decade, he has worked with leading agencies like Ogilvy, DDB Mudra, Havas Worldwide and Mccann Worldgroup TAG. Over the years he has handled some leading brands, across verticals including Virgin Atlantic, Unilever Beverages, Vodafone, Maruti Suzuki Zen, Del Monte, Gaana.com, Dish TV, Max New York Life Insurance among others.
He has been a recipient of numerous awards at One Show [for Roots Revival Society], Adstars [for Goodpeople India] and Goafest [Silver & Bronze for Max Life Insurance, Bronze for NewsX & Design Category for Neil Roy brand identity design]. Dasgupta was also selected as one of the best creative persons during his stint at Ogilvy.
Dasgupta is Graduate in Physics from Delhi University, and holds a Masters in Advertising & Communication from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management. His other passions include travelling and macro-photography. He also loves graphic novels and is currently in the process of making one.