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Ajay Naqvi, general manager, creative and content excellence, India and South West Asia, Coca Cola, has quit. Reliable sources have confirmed the news to afaqs!
At Coca Cola, Naqvi was responsible for the company’s communication strategy, in partnership with its lead agencies. The role included delivering creative ideas, curating content and overseeing design across a range of brands including sparkling drinks, stills and juices. The brands include Coca Cola (classic and diet), Thums Up, Sprite, Fanta,
Limca, Minute Maid, Maaza and Kinley.
Naqvi spent the last three years at Coca Cola, prior to which he was with DDB Mudra (as EVP, north and east and head, Kolkata and Delhi offices) for a year. Before Mudra, Naqvi worked at Rediffusion Y (business head, Airtel mobile) for around a year, prior to which he was strategic partner at Shark Design Studio, a communications firm, for over two years.
The other agencies he has worked with in the past include Bates Asia (Singapore and Indonesia offices), O Leo Burnett, Goldmine Advertising and Wizcraft Entertainment Agency. Naqvi’s next move is not known. According to the grapevine, he might take up a role that takes him overseas.