Happy mcgarrybowen has roped in Aditya Kashyap Mynepalli as Director of Strategy Planning. He will be replacing Ravi Bhat. Bhat has moved on from the agency to join BBDO Srilanka as Head of Strategy Planning.
Sources close to the development have confirmed the news to AdAge India.
Kashyap will based out of agency’s Bangalore office and will be reporting to Phalgun Tiruvasu who is Head of Strategic Planning. Bhat was also reporting to Tiruvasu.
Kashyap has over 10 years of experience in the industry and will be working on some of the key accounts at Happy. Prior to joining Happy mcgarrybowen, he was working with BusyBeeBrands as a partner. Kashyap has also worked with DDB Mudra, Rediffusion Y&R, Orchard Advertising and Fidelity Investments.
Bhat had joined the agency in 2015 from Lowe Lintas where he completed one year stint. He has over 11 years of experience and was an old hand in Happy Creative Services. Bhat had joined Happy Creative Services in 2009 and worked in different roles. Before joining Lowe Lintas in 2014, he was serving as Director, Strategy at Happy Creative Services. In the past, Bhat has also worked at Mudra Communications and Ogilvy.