Chief Strategy Officer APAC, Mullenlowe Group
Subramanyeswar, better known as Subbu, is the Chief Strategy officer – Asia Pacific & Head of Global Planning Council of MullenLowe Group.
He has spent two decades plus in advertising and marketing, having worked at Wipro, Publics, and Saatchi & Saatchi in India, US and UK.
Subbu has been awarded ‘South Asia Planner of the Year’ twice by the world-renowned Campaign magazine.
He has authored and won 131 awards at India Effies, APAC Effies, Global Effies, AME, WARC and the globally distinguished Jay Chiat by 4A’s. He has also been Jury Chair at Jay Chiat Awards for Strategic Excellence 2021 and judged APAC Effies, AME, WARC, and India Effies.
A regular columnist, passionate educationalist, and speaker, he is also a visiting faculty at some of the top business schools in the world and addressed several business and marketing global forums including SXSW in Austin, Texas.
Subbu is a passionate believer and practitioner of purpose-inspired brand building. His mission is to bring purpose to the world of brands, and his breakthrough book ‘Brands to Stands,’ a path-breaking compendium that celebrates the captivating stories of 25 of India’s leading brands, stewarded by MullenLowe Lintas Group is ready for release globally in January 2022.