Philippe is a passionate leader with 20+ years’ experience working in marketing and communications at some of the world’s most awarded creative Agencies like DDB, Marcel, BBDO, Ogilvy across multiple regions, such as North America, Europe, and the Middle East. As Managing Director Ogilvy UAE, he has led the Agency towards a modern integrated model by bringing all capabilities such as Advertising, Social & Digital, PR & Influence under a single leadership and single P&L He also participated in the early growth and success of Publicis Group’s creatively renowned agency MARCEL in Paris as Managing Director. Prior to leading an Agency, Philippe has spent 15 years growing some of the world’s largest brands globally and regionally through fully integrated and award-winning creative and effective campaigns. This includes campaigns for the likes of Lipton, Clorox, Pepsico, KFC, Ikea and Expo2020Dubai. From his early days in San Francisco, Philippe has developed a passion and expertise in digital and social communications and has since guided the transformation of global brands and Agencies. His positive energy, passion for people and collaborative management style distinguish Philippe as an inspiring and performance driven leader.
Shagorika is a brand and digital strategist with extensive experience across marketing, brand consulting and advertising roles. She has worked with diverse businesses in multiple geographies like India, United States, MENA, APAC and Bangladesh. Some of her key assignments include companies like Bharti Airtel, Seagram, FCB, Cheil (Samsung), among others.
As a progressive marketer, she helps brands invigorate their business through maximizing the digital-first customer journey that directly impacts purchase, loyalty, brand reputation & revenue.
She was awarded ‘India’s Most Influential Digital Media Professional’ in 2015 and is frequently invited to speak at marketing conferences globally. She has also been a judge for various international advertising awards and writes for marketing magazines. She is a mentor and writer for the world’s largest career ecosystem, where she guides women professionals to navigate their careers.