PRovoke Media 05 Jun 2023 // 1:16AM GMT
MUMBAI — Brunswick Group has made two senior appointments to its India team. Munesh Khanna will join as a partner on July 1, 2023 and Vikram Limaye will join as a senior advisor on June 1, 2023, both based in Mumbai. Khanna joins Brunswick from Backbay Advisors, a financial advisory firm he co-founded in 2017. Previously, he led the India operations of both NM Rothschild & Sons and DSP Merrill Lynch, as well as the corporate finance & business restructuring team at PwC. Limaye was the managing director and CEO of the National Stock Exchange of India Limited for five years until July 2022. He was previously the managing director and CEO of IDFC Limited, a diversified, publicly listed financial services conglomerate.
SYDNEY — Bastion Reputation has further bolstered its growing team of consultants with the addition of three emerging talents in its Melbourne and Sydney offices. Clare Spratt, Kaysia Thompson, and Blanca Brew join the agency’s client executive stream, providing key support to Bastion's senior team members and diverse client base. The trio are part of Reputation’s ongoing growth with Thompson’s addition in Sydney further cementing Bastion’s corporate affairs presence in the harbour city.
SYDNEY — Independent creative and design agency Special has launched Special PR, a standalone public relations business, in response to growing demand for creative PR solutions. The new business will be led by former Red Havas managing partner, consumer and brand, Alex Bryant with an offering across Sydney and Melbourne.
SYDNEY — Social change agency Think HQ will elevate Infinitev’s work in the hybrid/electric vehicle (EV) battery circular economy after being appointed to deliver a suite of marketing services to the sustainable battery storage solutions innovator. As Infinitev’s agency of record, Think HQ will deliver marketing and customer experience (CX) consulting, including setting up CX foundation tools and user research, and customer journey mapping and personas. Think HQ has already commenced building the CX foundation for the next stage in Infinitev’s evolution.
SYDNEY — Sefiani has named Lyndsey Gordon to the newly created role of brand & consumer communications lead, enhancing the agency’s creative and integrated marketing communications services. Gordon was previously head of communications at Carnival Australia’s P&O Cruises for six years and prior to that associate business director at One Green Bean in Sydney. Before that she spent nine years with Ogilvy PR in the UK and Australia working with consumer-facing clients. She has led programs and campaigns for clients including Woolworths, MasterCard, Jetstar and Ford.