While selling timeshare holidays to corporate clients, he landed at an agency office and was mistaken as a candidate for an interview. It’s been 21 years since that happy mistake.
He has previously worked with Ogilvy, Lowe, Bates CHI@Partners, in leadership roles. He has straddled strategy and business functions for global and local businesses alike. His experience spans traditional and new age businesses, across FMCG, Finance, Hospitality, Beverages, Travel, E-commerce, Fashion, Video-on-Demand, Government businesses, Pharma OTC, Infrastructure, Auto, Energy et al.
He likes to share his advertising experiences with communication students and is a visiting faculty at a few institutes. He is also a trained Apple orchardist and visits the Kullu valley, also his hometown, during the picking season. He did his schooling in the picturesque town of Shimla and his further studies from Delhi and Mumbai Universities and has also done a certificate course in filmmaking and content at the New York Film Academy, New York. He is a film buff, and a reluctant blogger.
At GolinOpinion, Asheesh leads Strategy, nationally, heads BridgeTM, the social arm of PR and works with the senior leadership to drive business growth.