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CORE LEADERSHIP TEAM

Managing Director

Bijaya Ketan Barick

A Commerce Graduate from Utkal University. And a Postgraduate from Delhi University… he followed his heart to get into the world of production for the then-booming Television industry.

He also set up the media sales division of his company Shraddha Suman Creative Arts and represented to date some of the leading channels looking after their media sales businesses.

Bijay has more than 30 years of rich experience in the business of production and media.

He has produced more than 500 hours of programs across several genres and in several languages on National and Regional Television. He also coproduced Oriya and Bengali movies.

Some of the programs produced by him are 64 Kalayen, Dola, Dharma Danda, Rajnigandha, Lahari, Kichhi Kahi Habani, Closer Ever, Aaj Ka Duryodhan, Gitor Sandhya, Sangeet Tarang, Susheela & Comedy Remand.

Chief Mentor

Chirantan Chandran

A Physics Hons Graduate from Presidency College Calcutta and an MBA in Marketing

Started his career with JWT (India’s leading Advertising Agency). He held leadership positions in top companies like JWT, Mindshare (India’s leading Media Agency; Part of GroupM) and  Dentsu (the Japanese Advertising & Media Major)

More than 25 years experience in the advertising and media industry handling clients across sectors like FMCG, Consumer Durables, Automobiles, Services, IT Hardware and Solutions, Apparel and Fashion, Luxury, Retail – both Local Indian and MNC brands, Govt and political campaigns

Some of the clients handled by Chirantan are Glaxo SmithKline Consumer Healthcare Ltd (GSK), Yahoo! India, Canon, Honda, Toshiba, Lufthansa, Amex, Virgin Mobile, AICC (2009 and 2014 General Elections), Motorola, Panasonic, Hitachi, UB Group (UB & USL), Lenovo, Nike India, IBM, Madura Garments, Berger Paints, Tata Steel, Century Plywood, Spencer’s, Volvo, Cisco, Swatch, Apollo Tyres, NIIT, MCCS (Star News, Star Ananda, Star Majha), National Geographic Channel to name a few.

Chirantan has been regularly featured in the Campaign India A-Listers, a listing of 500 most influential people in the Indian Media, Marketing and Advertising Industry

Vice President

Subhasish Basak

An Economics Hons Graduate from Scottish Church College, Calcutta and Masters in Economics from Vidyasagar University, WB

Worked in leading Media Conglomerates of India over the years. He held leadership positions in top companies like MediaEdge:CIA (currently known as Wavemaker, part of GroupM);  Dentsu (the Japanese Advertising & Media Major) and Omnicom Media Group (One of the top listed Media outfits)

More than 25 years experience in the advertising and media industry handling clients across sectors like FMCG, Consumer Durables, Automobiles, Beverages, Education, IT Hardware and Solutions, Telecom, Luxury, Retail, Govt and political campaigns

Some of the major clients/brands handled by Subhasish are Renault Cars, Honda Cars, Honda 2-Wheelers, Hewlett Packard, Canon, SC Johnson, Franke Faber, Raymonds, Fedex, Aircel, AICC (2014 General Elections), Sony-Ericsson, Panasonic, Hitachi, Toshiba, Unicharm (MamyPoko Pants), Carlsberg & Tuborg, Bacardi, Roca/Parryware, Dr Oetkar, Cleartrip, LPU, Saloni Oil, Coolwinks Eyeglasses, Luxottika to name a few.