Akashneel Dasgupta joins Network Advertising as its Chief Creative Officer. He joins Network from BBDO, Gurgaon. He is a MICA graduate with more than 16 years of experience who began his career as a Strategic Planner but switched to creative for the sheer love of films and filmmaking.
Commenting on the new role, Akashneel said, “Independent. Integrated and most importantly Indian. Not too many agencies can truly claim to be that in the current scenario. Added to that is a culture of empathy and transparency. It is a story that deserves to travel further, and I would be extremely happy to contribute to this wonderful place, that is an outlier in today’s world. At the same time preserve the culture which has been carefully built over decades, by the current team.”
Akashneel Dasgupta has also had successful stints at DDB Mudra, Lowe Lintas and ADK Fortune. Akashneel met his creative side during a short stint as an account planner. There the Creative lead recognized his potentials and placed him in the team. His previous role was National Creative Director at ADK Fortune where he led the agency’s growth from 5 people to 55 people.
Vinod Nair, MD, Network Advertising, said, “We are extremely fortunate to have a powerhouse of talent like Akashneel on board at Network. A rare combination of a Strategic Planner turned Creative Director; I am looking forward to seeing his leadership in collaborating with his team in creating work that adds value to our Client’s Businesses”.
Network Advertising is a full-service independent agency providing Brand & Design Consultancy and integrated creative, media & digital solutions. It has 25+ years of existence is defined by its ability to think fearlessly and help impact the client’s business. Network Advertising has been the communications partner and helped to create many brands in sunrise industries from a host of sectors including FMCG, BFSI, e-commerce, Consumer Durables, Retail, Real Estate, Logistics, Pharma, among others.