Saugata Bagchi, Bijoe George get wider roles at Tribal DDB, Rapp India

31 Jan,2013

By A Correspondent


Saugata Bagchi
Bijoe George

Saugata Bagchi and Bijoe George are taking on additional roles for Tribal DDB and Rapp India respectively. Mr George, VP – Rapp, will now handle Rapp India’s operations in the West and South. He will also continue his lead role on the HP business that is a key client for Rapp in India. Mr Bagchi, VP Tribal DDB, will now be in charge of the West & South operations for Tribal DDB through the Tribal DDB presence in Mumbai and Bangalore.


Both of them will continue to report to Venkat Mallik, President, Tribal DDB and Rapp India.


Tribal DDB is a digital agency while Rapp is a new age data-driven multi-channel agency. Rapp and Tribal DDB are members of the DDB Mudra Group and the Omnicom Group world-wide.


Commenting on his new role, Mr Bagchi said, “We’ve had a strong hold in the western market and were able to further consolidate it in 2012. I am very excited about this new opportunity and believe that with our new improved digital skill-sets, our clients in Southern India will increasingly contribute to the fast pace of growth that we’ve set for Tribal DDB India.”


Mr George said, “Over the last few years Rapp India has won many blue-chip clients and 2013 would further propel our growth story. It would be exciting to lead this growth and transformation. Given Rapp’s legacy in the data analytics space combined with its media-neutral offering, clients across verticals will find the Rapp proposition a compelling one.”


Venkat Mallik

Venkat Mallik, President, Tribal DDB and Rapp India, said, “We have had a very good 2012 for both Tribal DDB & Rapp. The new structure with expanded roles for Bijoe and Saugata will help us leverage their skills better &build on the progress we have made in 2012. The year 2013 should see us deepening our capabilities and delivering higher quality business and creative solutions for our clients while we build Rapp and Tribal DDB into stronger, bigger communications agencies.”


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