Agnello Dias

Agnello Dias

CO-FOUNDER, CCO & CREATIVE CHAIRMAN, DAN, INDIA at Taproot Dentsu
Mumbai, 印度

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CO-FOUNDER, CCO & CREATIVE CHAIRMAN, DAN, INDIA
IN A CAREER SPANNING OVER 22 YEARS IN AGENCIES LIKE LINTAS, LEO BURNETT AND JWT, AGNELLO DIAS TODAY RANKS AMONG THE TOP CREATIVE NAMES OF THE COUNTRY. AS CREATIVE HEAD OF LEO BURNETT, HE LED THE AGENCY TO ITS FIRST GLOBAL AGENCY OF THE YEAR HONOUR IN 2004. HE TOOK OVER THE CREATIVE REINS OF JWT INDIA IN THE YEAR 2005. IN 2006, THE AGENCY WAS RANKED INDIA’S TOP CREATIVE AGENCY ACCORDING TO THE CAMPAIGN BRIEF RANKINGS. IN 2007, HE CREATED HISTORY BY LEADING JWT INDIA TO THEIR BEST EVER PERFORMANCE AT THE CANNES INTERNATIONAL ADVERTISING FESTIVAL BY ANY INDIAN ADVERTISING AGENCY.
AS A GLOBAL CREATIVE DIRECTOR WITH UNILEVER HE HAS WORKED ON A LARGE SWATHE OF LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL BRANDS AND HAS BEEN A MEMBER OF ALMOST EVERY LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL AWARD SHOW JURY, BESIDES BEING THE CHAIRMAN AT A FEW AS WELL. HIS WORK HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED AND HONORED SEVERAL TIMES OVER AT THE LONDON, SYDNEY, NEW YORK, BANGKOK AND CANNES ADVERTISING FESTIVALS. NOT TO MENTION OUR VERY OWN GOAFEST. IN 2008, A WATERSHED YEAR, HE WON INDIA’S FIRST EVER GRAND PRIX AS WELL AS THE INTEGRATED CANNES LION, BESIDES WINNING ANOTHER TWO GRAND PRIX AWARDS AT GOAFEST. HE WAS ALSO ELECTED CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR BY NDTV AND LED JWT TO THE AGENCY OF THE YEAR HONOR AT THE ASIAN ADVERTISING CONGRESS.
AT TAPROOT, WHICH IS NOT ONLY FOUNDED, FORMED AND HELMED BY HIM, HE HAS SPEARHEADED AND PIONEERED BRAND AIRTEL FROM SCRATCH TO THE LEADERSHIP POSITION IT ENJOYS TODAY. MOST RECENTLY, HE WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE BLOCKBUSTER IPL CAMPAIGN OF 2019. THE LAUNCH FILM, CREATED HISTORY. IN A FIRST, EIGHT REPRESENTATIVES OF ALL IPL TEAMS WERE BROUGHT TOGETHER IN THE SAME COMMERCIAL TO ANNOUNCE THE TOURNAMENT.RECENTLY HAVING INDUCTED INTO THE PRESTIGIOUS AD CLUB CALCUTTA'S HALL OF FAME, HE HAS ALSO BEEN ELEVATED TO CREATIVE CHAIRMAN OF DENTSU INDIA.
AN AVID MOVIE BUFF, A NATURAL STORY TELLER, ARMED WITH INFORMATION ON CURRENT AFFAIRS AND GADGET UPDATES, THIS INDUSTRY STALWART HATES ATTENTION AND LOVES A GOOD GAME OF FOOTBALL. 

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