Sanjay Sipahimalaniaka Sippy, executive creative director, Vyas Giannetti Creative, has moved to agency Bates 141 in the same position. Sippy has worked with agencies such as Publicis Ambience and Euro RSCG India. Subhash Kamath, CEO, Bates 141, confirmed the change.Lowe Worldwide has acceptedPrem Mehta’s decision to opt for early retirement. “In January this year, Prem expressed a desire to retire as chairman and managing director which, following a board meeting, Lowe Worldwide has now respectfully accepted,” said Steve Gatfield, CEO Lowe. Gatfield assumes chairmanship of the Lintas India board.
Contract Advertising (India) Pvt. Ltd creative director Niranjan Kaushik is moving to McCann Erickson India Pvt. Ltd. “My designation, in all probability, will be creative consultant, and I will be partnering creative director Akshay Kapnadak,” said Kaushik.
Publicis Ambience has appointed S. Subramanyeswar (Subbu) national planning director. Prior to this, Subramanyeswar was executive vice-president of strategy at Rediffusion DYR Pvt. Ltd.