Advertising & Media Professional
- Name: Aditya Nanavati
- Email: email@example.com
- Phone: +91 99309 31388
- Date of birth: 31 March 1988
- Nationality: Indian
Hailing from Mumbai, Aditya is a townie - born and bred. After reading through countless physics journals and memorising formulas for three years in college, he set out to be a Bachelor Of Science in Physics, but was won over by the idea of the free product samples offered in the ad world. Physics out, advertising in.
Aditya began his career at Contract Advertising in 2012. Here he was a part of the Ashok Leyland and Godrej Locking System and solutions businesses. Somewhere in between he also helped the agency chalk up a new business win. (Quite a fancy start, eh?) Next he made the jump to Ogilvy in 2016 after taking a study break post his Contract stint. A year on, countless artworks and one successful car launch under his belt, Aditya has seen it all. Well, almost. When he's not working, you could perhaps find him with his buds at the neighbourhood watering hole or catching up on his sleep. This Mr. Go-To Guy also likes writing in third person.
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What's Your Problem? (WYP)
Group Account Manager (Account Management & Planning)
February 2017 - Present
Ogilvy and Mather, Mumbai
Senior Account Executive
July 2016 - February 2017
July 2015 - July 2016
At Ogilvy, for a brief period I was a part of the account management team working on the Castrol (Commercial Vehicle Oil) business, worked on campaign for launching Castrol CRB in international markets.
Currently I work on the Tata Motors (Passenger Vehicle) business, for the launch their new car Tiago.
Sr. Account Executive
July 2014 - March 2015
Dfront Moves is a young agency specializing in branding and website design and development and digital marketing, started by a couple of friends. Joining the team right at the onset I helped them to set shop and was also responsible for bringing in the initial set of businesses and building client relationships.
I worked on a host of branding and website development projects for small and medium size business.
Product Of The Year
February 2015 - March 2015
April 2014 - July 2014
February 2014 - April 2014
Product of the Year (POY) is a global concept and consumer-voted award for product innovation. In my role of a marketing assistant my key responsibilities were: Market Research for brands/products/services that have been innovative with their offerings. Business Development, by engaging with brand managers/marketing executives, explaining to them the essence of POY, how the value proposition of POY can help their brands and encouraging them to enter their products into the competition.
As an event manager my responsibilities included coordinating with the event agency and venue with respect to every detail for the Awards Night Event. This included: Branding and Stage Design; Lights, Sound etc. Evaluating entertainment options for the evening. Overall task was to ensure that all necessary task and objectives for the event were completed before the event day and to ensure the smooth flow of the event.
August 2013 - April 2014
Dfront Moves is a young agency specializing in branding and website design and development and digital marketing, started by a couple of friends. Joining the team right at the onset I helped them to set shop and was also responsible for bringing in the initial set of businesses and building client relationships. I worked on a host of branding and website development projects for small and medium size business.
October 2012 - July 2013
Part of the account management team handling the Godrej Locking Systems and Solutions business. Worked on campaigns for Product Launches; International Markets; Masterbrand Campaign involving Amir Khan.
Part of the team that pitched for new business, worked on the pitch for Star Plus. Key Responsibilites were - Market Reaserch; Research to gain insights to help crack a creative route.
Being part of the team that pitched for Star Plus and winning their business, I was temporarily shifted to handle the Star Plus busines, was responsible for the conceptualisation and execution of the launch campaign of Star's new show Saraswati Chandra.
Briefly worked on the Asian Paints business on the brand Aspira.
May 2012 - July 2012
As an intern i was exposed to the daily operation of an advertising agency. I was involved in most of the daily jobs at the agency. Market Research for loyalty programs for Tara Jewellers.
Worked on the account management team that handled brands like Ashok Leyland, HSBC and Asian Paints. Key Responsibilities were to : Understand client brief; Ensure the ad creatives met the expectations of the client brief; Ensure timely delivery of Artwork files and other deliverables of the client
Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research
Post Graduation Program
2014 - 2015
Media & Entertainment
Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research
Diploma in Advertising &
2013 - 2014
Bachelor of Science
2009 - 2012
"Aditya was fresh out of college and joined my team as an intern at Contract...what surprised me about him was that he was extremely quick to adjust and learn his role. We were handling one of the tougher clients for the agency and Aditya ensured that whatever jobs were given to him were done in the given timelines. Whether it meant staying late nights, or speaking to senior resources, he did not shy away from taking on responsibilities or new jobs. He is dynamic, dependable and a great asset for the team."
— Kasturi Sengupta, Account Director - Contract Advertising
"Hard-working, resourceful and intelligent, if he's on your team, you're in good hands. Has the potential to be the next big thing."
— Sheetanshu Mishra, Account Supervisor - Contract Advertising
"Aditya is a practical person. He is able to analytically solve problems. In his role, he was responsible for
market understanding and for implementing marketing communications operationally. Aditya was always meticulous and diligent in his approach towards ensuring work was accomplished efficiently. He's also a people's person and fits in well within team and cooperative environments. I wish him the very best in his endeavours."
— Rashid Ahmed, Group Account Director – Contract Advertising
"Aditya has great passion and interest in doing things differently and creatively. He is willing to take risks if he believes in something which is refreshing to see in today's work culture. I wish him all the very best!"
— Rohini Kaul, Account Director – Contract Advertising