Biraja Swain joins Neo@Ogilvy India as chief growth + innovation officer to drive mobile growth

Biraja Swain.jpgNeo@Ogilvy India has appointed Biraja Swain as Chief Growth and Innovation Officer. Prior to this role, Swain (pictured left) was the Digital and Emerging Media lead for OMD's operations across India and South Asia with over fifteen years of digital media expertise.

Rajesh Bhatia, President and Country Head, Neo@Ogilvy, India said, "I am thrilled to have Biraja as part of our network and I am certain that he will play a leading role in driving business, innovation and growth, not just for Neo, but Ogilvy India as a whole."

Other than leading the Neo Center of Excellence, Swain will also drive growth and build capability in the mobile space and lead innovation for Ogilvy's current businesses.

Swain is well known for his penchant for innovation especially in the field of mobile which includes acclaimed awards like Cannes and FOMA. As a founding member of OMG and PhD, he created one of South Asia's largest digital agency networks from scratch scaling to a team strength of over 250 people with the largest digital advertiser in India (Unilever) on board during his tenure. Under Swain's leadership Unilever was awarded "Digital Marketer of the year" and "Mobile Marketer of the Year", for 3 years running across India and APAC respectively.

Leave a comment

About Campaign Brief Asia

A blog for advertising creatives in Asia. To pass on news or advertise on the CB Asia blog, or to subscribe to Campaign Brief Asia or Campaign Brief Australia/NZ magazines, or The Work 09 Annual, email: Kim or Michael

Latest jobs

Retrieving latest jobs

House rules for commenting

Here are the ground rules for posting comments on stories: This site is a moderated blog. Comments that are seen to be more abusive than witty and/or constructive will not be posted. Obviously, we do not allow 'hate speech' or comments that are seen as a personal attack, defamatory, degrading or prejudicial to an individual or company. Overly abusive language also adds nothing to any discussion and will not be published. On occasions we will be asking people to contribute work, opinions and views on various topics - you are free to disagree, so long as you observe the above rules and remain constructive.