Mittu Torka (L) and Bonnie Michael (R)
Leo Burnett India has announced a slew of new hires to strengthen its strategic planning team with two new appointments in Mumbai. Mittu Torka and Bonnie Michael have both been named Executive Vice President – Strategy. Additionally, Ankit Singh has been elevated to Executive Vice President – Strategy in Delhi.
Michael joins Burnett with almost 2 decades of experience across FMCG, finance, technology, auto and hospitality. He specializes in providing strategic solutions to brands and organizations and helping them engage with their audience.
Torka has worked in markets across India and Southeast Asia. Her experience ranges from online platform development, customer lifecycle management to crafting brand narratives and go-to-market strategies. She has worked on brands like Samsung, Coca Cola, Guinness, Huawei, OLX, General Mills and Mead Johnson over the course of her career.
Ankit has been instrumental in leading the agency’s Delhi strategy team and integral to the multi-fold growth in the Delhi office in the last 3 years.
“At Leo Burnett India strategy has always been core to building success for client’s businesses. This is also a testimony to the success of our Leo Burnett Consult offering which has already completed several projects within a year of its launch. Our new age thinking, and growth trajectory has always attracted the top talent from the industry. Mittu and Bonnie both come with valuable knowledge and experience having worked across diverse sectors and some of the best-in-class brands,” said Dheeraj Sinha CEO & Chief Strategy Officer – South Asia, Leo Burnett.
“Their addition to the planning team will only help us sharpen our thinking and output on our businesses. Ankit has been a valuable part of the Leo Burnett planning team and this promotion is not only well deserved but also a testament to our commitment to nurture homegrown talent. I am looking forward to seeing how each of these talented planners are going to create magic for our clients.”
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