MUMBAI: Cheil Worldwide SW Asia has appointed Atishi Pradhan as chief strategy officer.
At the agency, Pradhan will lead the integrated strategy function, encompassing traditional, digital, retail and experiential divisions. She will also be spearheading the agency's proprietary category/consumer knowledge initiatives and guide both current and potential clients on brand marketing strategies.
On the appointment, Cheil Worldwide SW Asia chief operating officer Hari Krishnan said, "We are delighted to have Atishi on board to lead our integrated strategy function. As Cheil exponentially continues to grow business and capability, the need is to establish thought leadership. Atishi brings the much-needed mindset and experience for us to focus and succeed in this area. Her ability to create engaging, strategically-led ideas will be invaluable to Cheil."
Prior to this, Pradhan was with Mogae Media, which she joined in February 2012 as chief strategy officer. She has over two and a half decades of experience in diverse categories ranging from FMCG to technology, education and health under her belt.
Talking about her new role, Pradhan said, "I am really excited about working at Cheil. I believe there are many exciting opportunities ahead as it is an era where technology and new media are transforming everything around them. I look to bring about transformations that drive brand solutions and create brand opportunities."