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FCB Ulka brings on board Satbir Singh as its Chief Creative Officer

Press Release - India, 20 January 2015

FCB Ulka, a top 5 agency in India with a heritage of 50+ years, has roped in Satbir Singh as its Chief Creative Officer.

FCB Ulka, known for its strong strategy based advertising and building iconic brands consistently over decades, hopes to add pizazz and chutzpah to its creative product with the induction of Satbir.

Satbir Singh has journeyed 20 years in diverse and noteworthy agencies such as Grey, Leo Burnett and Ogilvy. More recently he was at Havas as its Managing Partner and CCO.

Over the years, he has worked on memorable brands across categories like Daewoo Automobiles, Volvo, LML, Panasonic, Voltas, LG, Reckitt Benckiser, etc., and has lead and authored memorable and award winning campaigns like Incredible India! for India Tourism and Bajate Raho for Red FM.  

Satbir has won accolades and awards at all important national and international forums including Cannes, One Show and D&AD. He is a blogger and twitterati of repute and was named amongst India’s 100 most digitally influential people last year.

Speaking of his move, Satbir Singh said, "It feels fabulous to be back at a time when the country is at its buzziest. The PM has spoken of smart cities and clearly it's time for smart, digitally savvy large agencies to create work that speaks to people in their preferred medium, whether it's a 30" screen or a 4" one. FCB Ulka has been amongst India's top agencies for decades and has the size, an enviable client list and the relationships to do exactly that."

Nagesh Alai, Chairman, FCB Ulka Group said, “Satbir Singh will be a right fit and a great addition to FCB Ulka’s existing strong leadership team as the organization   embarks on a renewed drive to memorable and path breaking creative that will continue to build brands for its clients in the dynamic digital age”.

About FCB Ulka:

FCB Ulka Advertising is the flagship agency of the FCB Ulka Group, a top 5 marketing communication company in India with over 120 Indian and Multinational clients and 800 professionals working across six offices in seven cities. Besides three mainline creative agency brands and a media agency brand, the FCB Ulka Group has an array of specialised divisions like Digital, Direct/CRM, Healthcare, Brand consulting, Analytics, Activation, PR, etc. It is a part of FCB Worldwide, a 140 + years agency network with presence in 100 + countries, 1000 + brands, 8000 + people, owned by the Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG).