In a bid to enhance its integrated, contemporary marketing services for clients in Indonesia, Ogilvy Group has appointed Kapil Arora as the Chief Operating Officer of its Indonesian team.
Kapil boasts over 25 years of experience in communication and consulting, having effectively managed integrated businesses and offices for Ogilvy in Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Delhi, India. His most recent role was as Co-Chairman and CEO of 82.5 Communications, an agency within the Ogilvy India group.
A firm believer in great work that works, his work has garnered recognition at Cannes, Spikes, LIA, One Show, World Effie Congress, and APAC Effies and has won two Grand Effies in India. His team’s work on Vodafone in particular (The IPL Zoozoos campaign), has been recognized as one of the most iconic pieces of work in India, in the last century.
Sieg, Group CEO, said, “Kapil is a great leadership addition to the growing Ogilvy family in Indonesia. His wealth of experience in establishing close partnerships with clients to help unearth ways to deliver sales today and a stronger brand for tomorrow is at the core of our mission.
Kent Wertime added, “Indonesia is a vital global growth market for Ogilvy, so we are happy to continue to bolster our market leadership with Kapil, who is an Ogilvy veteran. We are confident that he, working with the rest of the management team, will continue to build next-generation solutions for our clients.”
Kapil commented, “I am very excited and privileged to come to a vibrant and diverse market like Indonesia, that celebrates its cultural legacy and embraces the future at speed. I look forward to bringing forth my own experience and Ogilvy Indonesia’s wide array of expertise, to help our client partners navigate and capitalize on new business challenges and opportunities, with deep empathy and the power of creativity.”