Bobby Pawar
Chairman & Chief Creative Officer
Havas Group India

Bobby Pawar has oversight across the group, i.e.  advertising, digital, media and healthcare.  

While he is allergic to math, his numbers aren’t half bad. Bobby is a 2-time copywriter of the year. He’s among the most awarded creatives from India, with over 400 local and international metals. He was Campaign Asia’s Creative Person of the Year (2011) for India and South Asia. And he is consistently ranked amongst the most influential and creative people in India. He has also served on the D&AD, Cannes Lions, Spikes Asia, ADFEST and Dubai Lynx juries.

Prior to joining Havas Group, Bobby spent five and half years at Publicis, where his mandate was to turn around the agency. During his stint, Publicis created some of the country’s most talked about and effective campaigns. 

Before this he was the Chief Creative Officer at JWT, where he made a marked difference in the agency’s creative product. 

Bobby also spent four and half year as the CCO of DDB Mudra Group. There he was tasked with the raising creative bar across many disciplines; digital, experiential and media. As a result, he transformed the group into one of the hottest agencies in the country. 

Plus, Bobby worked for seven years in the United States. He had long stints at Ogilvy, New York and BBDO, Chicago. One of his films ran on the Superbowl. It was also featured in the MoMA and nominated for an Emmy. 
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