NEW DELHI—Perfect Relations has hired former Shell India corporate affairs chief Deepak Mukarji as a group advisor for its oil and gas practice.

The role will see Mukarji will provide energy industry expertise to all of Perfect Relations' group companies, which include Image Inc, Accord, Imprimis and Buzz.

He brings 30 years of communications expertise, largely spent overseeing corporate affairs for foreign multinationals in India.

Mukarji was most recently president at Essar Energy after his eight-year stint at Shell, and has also held senior roles at MetLife Insurance, Lucent Technologies and DuPont.

Perfect Relations founder and CEO Bobby Kewalramani told the Holmes Report hat Mukarji "brings to the table enormous experience" in communications and public affairs.