Ravi Shanker Joins FCB Jakarta from Creativeland Asia
FCB Jakarta has announced that Ravi Shanker is joining the agency as Management Consultant, effective immediately. Shanker will lead the growing creative team and their work for clients such as Mondelez and Beiersdorf.
Shanker joins FCB from Creativeland Asia in Mumbai, bringing 12 years of experience from a variety of Mumbai-based agencies including Ogilvy & Mather, BBDO, McCann Erickson, Contract and Leo Burnett. His work includes advertising, digital, design and new media for clients in categories as diverse as FMCG, banking, automobiles, durables, telecom, realty, media and fashion.
FCB Jakarta Director Bhaskar Rao said, “We are very impressed with Ravi’s strategic approach as well as his media-agnostic ideas. He brings a fresh perspective to our local and international clients as well as on those brands where we lead the regional communications development.”
Shanker has experience with brands such as P&G, Gillette, BlackBerry – SEA, Cadbury, Perfetti Van Melle, Parle Agro, IDBI Bank, Bajaj, Shoppers Stop and Diageo, earning local and international accolades at Cannes Lions, Adfest, Spikes Asia, London International Awards, Kyoorius Awards by D&AD, GoaFest, New York Festivals and CLIO.
“Given the great creative momentum at FCB, it is a brilliant opportunity to raise the bar in Indonesia and work closely with James Mok and Luis Silva Dias. I am looking forward to developing some inspiring and interesting work for our clients in Indonesia and the region,” said Shanker.
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