Our Leadership Team

Our leadership team is an interesting mix of creative minds and stalwarts from Digital and Traditional Media. What cements this group together is the hunger to grow, the drive to learn and adapt, along with the love for old Bollywood numbers and late evening chats.

Vineet Bajpai
Vineet Bajpai Founder & Chairman

Vineet Bajpai is the founder of Magnon Group. Founded in 2000, Magnon Group encompassed Magnon Solutions, a market-leading domestic (Indian) digital agency;and Magnon International, a global digital outsourcing Company.

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Vineet Bajpai

Vineet BajpaiFounder & Chairman

Vineet BajpaiFounder & Chairman

Vineet Bajpai is the founder of Magnon Group.

Founded in 2000, Magnon Group encompassed Magnon Solutions – a market-leading domestic (Indian) digital agency; and Magnon International – a global digital outsourcing Company. In 2012, Magnon was acquired by Omnicom, and MAGNON\TBWA and Magnon eg+ were formed.

Today, Magnon eg+ is one of India’s leading print production agencies that help brands get their communication out to the market in a timely and cost-effective manner. Vineet, who has been at the helm of the agency for 14 years, has continued to lead the company in its new avatar.

As a celebrated young entrepreneur and CEO, Vineet has won several awards, including Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award 2011 and the CNBC TV Mercedes Benz Young Turks Award 2012.

Vineet is also a best-selling management and inspirational author. His books Build from Scratch and The Street to the Highway have won wide acclaim among readers and critics alike.

Before founding the Magnon Group, Vineet worked with GE. He has an honours degree in Economics from Delhi University, and an MBA specialisation in Marketing.

Vivek Merani
Vivek Merani Managing Director

As Managing Director of Magnon eg+, Vivek is responsible for direction & development of the agency and value offered to its clients. He started his career at Magnon in the year 2000 and has been with the agency since its inception.

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Vivek Merani

Vivek MeraniManaging Director

Vivek MeraniManaging Director

As a Managing Director of Magnon eg+, Vivek is responsible for direction & development of the agency and value offered to its clients.

He started his career at Magnon in the year 2000 and has been with the agency since its inception. He has evolved organically as a professional with rich experience in design, production and digital marketing. At Magnon, he has handled multiple responsibilities, including new client acquisition, account management, strategic consulting and technology implementations.

The clients he has helped win and serviced during his years at Magnon are Hyundai, Daikin, EMAAR MGF, HBO, ABN AMRO, Hewlett Packard, NEC, Schneider and the United Nations. He has been widely appreciated in the media, and was featured on the front page of the Financial Express while launching a large scale digital initiative for the Govt. of India.

At Magnon eg+, he has worked with clients in India and intermediary agencies around the world – essentially handling account relationships, which involve production and deliveries.

He has an MBA degree in IT and Marketing, and regularly lectures at several B-Schools in India.

Sunil Ahuja
Sunil Ahuja Executive Director

With over 24 years of experience in the IT industry, Sunil started his career as a Software Engineer and over the years worked on varied technologies beginning with Foxbase, Clipper and over the time worked on VB6 and Java technologies.

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Sunil Ahuja

Sunil AhujaExecutive Director

Sunil AhujaExecutive Director

With over 24 years of experience, Sunil forayed into the IT industry as a software engineer. He started his journey at Magnon Group 10 years ago as an Account Manager and today he spearheads the core technical team as an Executive Director. He also looks after the HP International Team at Magnon eg+.

Over the years, he got exposed to a range of technologies like Foxbase, Clipper, VB6 and Java.

Having extensive hands-on project and account management experience, Sunil has successfully delivered a variety of websites, desktop applications and digital assets to clients across the globe. Along with project management, he has an enriched experience in handling Operation teams. He also played an active role in driving technical team towards success.

Denny Joseph
Denny Joseph Business Director

At Magnon eg+ Denny’s role is that of an Onboarding Specialist which entails client acquisition along with setting up processes that ease new clients into the agency ecosystem by setting up workflow systems, KPIs, define ways of working and systems to monitor team performance.

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Denny Joseph

Denny JosephBusiness Director

Denny JosephBusiness Director

At Magnon eg+ Denny’s role is that of an Onboarding Specialist which entails client acquisition along with setting up processes that ease new clients into the agency ecosystem by setting up workflow systems, KPIs, define ways of working and systems to monitor team performance.

Denny comes with over 18 years of experience working across both ATL and BTL forms of advertising with some of the leading advertising agencies like Bates 141, Hakuhodo Percept and 141 Sercon. His experience in ATL comprises working for brands in FMCG, Consumer Durables, Consumer Electronics and Automobiles. Some of the brands he has worked with include Coca Cola, Nokia, Dabur, Sharp, Suzuki Motorcycle India, Unicharm and Hindware.

Denny also headed large scale activation projects in the past, like The Grand Kerala Shopping Festival, VLCC CRM project and the Forum Nokia developer initiative.

Prior to joining Magnon eg+, Denny worked at Tag Worldwide, which is one of the largest print production agencies across the globe. He has extensive experience in managing large volume, full-fledged brand/product campaigns for some of the largest brands in India who are active marketers like HP, Apple, Pernod Ricard and Sony Mobiles.

Naved Aqueel
Naved Aqueel Sr. VP - Key Accounts

Naved started his career with Magnon eg+ over 13 years ago, and has handled multiple profiles within the agency. He currently heads the Localisation Business for Magnon eg+. Naved’s strength around New Client Acquisition, Account Growth and a deep understanding of building relationships has made him a key pillar in the Magnon family.

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Naved Aqueel

Naved AqueelSr. VP - Key Accounts

Naved AqueelSr. VP - Key Accounts

Naved started his career with Magnon eg+ over 13 years ago, and has handled multiple profiles within the agency. He currently heads the Localisation Business for Magnon eg+. Naved’s strength around New Client Acquisition, Account Growth and a deep understanding of building relationships has made him a key pillar in the Magnon family.

He has experience of working in both the local as well as the international markets and has worked with some key clients like HWM Aston Martin, Suzuki Motorcycles, Amity University Online, amongst several other engagements. He has also been instrumental in front ending some key channel partner relationships for the agency in the overseas market.

Ashutosh
Ashutosh National Creative Director

Ashutosh has had a fruitful and exhilarating journey spanning 17 years of in the world of advertising and films. He had the opportunity to work in some of the best of advertising agencies in India.

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Ashutosh

AshutoshNational Creative Director

AshutoshNational Creative Director

Ashutosh has had a fruitful and exhilarating journey spanning 17 years in the world of advertising and films. He had the opportunity to work in some of the best of advertising agencies in India like J Walter Thomson, Draft FCB Ulka, Contract advertising, Percept, Law & Kenneth, and worked on some of the finest international and national brands, such as Hero Honda, LML Bikes and scooters, Mini Cooper (cars), Sony, Reckitt Benckiser, Apollo tyres, ESPN Star Sports, Dabur, DLF, Unitech, Tropicana, Panasonic, Microsoft, Lays chips to name a few. During his journey, he has made some memorable and powerful print campaigns and films.

But all this while, a niggling urge to make films came up in between. So, he also started his own film production company in Mumbai and successfully directed some TVCs and corporate films for a while.

Hemant Nagar
Hemant Nagar VP – Key Accounts

As Vice President, Hemant comes on board with the mandate leading the International business and aligning Magnon eg+ with key network offices as their offshore digital partner.

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Hemant Nagar

Hemant NagarVP – Key Accounts

Hemant NagarVP – Key Accounts

Hemant is a Digital Marketing professional with more than 16 years of experience in managing 360 degree marketing campaigns for renowned domestic and International brands across leading agencies. Some of the key accounts managed by him include Maruti Suzuki, Etihad, Nissan, Intel, Cisco, Mahindra Comviva, Peterson Power, Tekelec and many more.

He has exposure and experience in managing campaigns for both B2B and B2C verticals. Hemant’s strength around Digital marketing and understanding client requirements has made him a key pillar in the Magnon family.

His current mandate includes leading the International business and aligning Magnon eg+ with key network offices as their offshore digital partner. He also leads a large team of digital professionals, including account managers, project managers, digital developers, creative designers and technological professionals.

Vikas Tiwari
Vikas Tiwari VP – Key Accounts

Vikas is an Integrated Marketing Communication Professional with over 12 years of experience in managing 360 degree campaigns for renowned brands across leading advertising agencies in India.

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Vikas Tiwari

Vikas TiwariVP – Key Accounts

Vikas TiwariVP – Key Accounts

Vikas is an Integrated Marketing Communication Professional with over 12 years of experience in managing 360 degree campaigns for renowned brands across leading advertising agencies in India.

With exposure in both segments, i.e. B2C and B2B, his experience comprises working for brands with specialised skills in consumer durables & consumer electronics category. Some of the Key Accounts managed by him during his previous stints at Rediffusion – Y&R, McCann WorldGroup and Tag Worldwide include brands like Hewlett Packard, LG Electronics and Videocon. Before that, he had also worked over a variety of brands like ICI Dulux Paints, Apeejay Education Society, Timesjobs.com, Batra Hospitals & Ansal API to name a few.

Vikas’s strength lies in mainline advertising, account growth and deep understanding of building client-agency relationships has made him a key pillar in the Magnon family.

Currently, he leads the account management team for one of our prestigious clients – Hewlett Packard India.