Chief Strategy Officer @ Y&R
A post-graduate in Marketing Communications from MICA, Navonil Chatterjee has close to 20 years of experience in advertising across various clients like Unilever, ITC, Nike, Pepsico, Tata Motors, Titan, Madura Garments, Godrej, Heinz etc.
Featured by Media magazine as one of Asia’s top 10 young planners, Navonil has won several national and international marketing effectiveness awards that include Gold in Effies, New York AMEs, PMAA, Asian Marketing Effectiveness awards etc
Navonil entered the industry as an over-enthusiastic management trainee in McCann Erickson Bangalore in 1998 and moved to JWT in October 2000, where he worked till 2015. During his 15 year stint there, he was chosen as JWT’s first ever Global Brand Pioneer and was also a part of JWT’s global High Potential Group.
In 2015, Navonil moved to Rediffusion Y&R as Chief Strategy Officer, India. He heads the strategic function of Rediffusion India across its Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Chennai offices. Navonil is a frequent guest lecturer at reputed institutes like IIM and ISB. A compulsive non-vegetarian and an avid sports lover, Navonil is a devout worshipper of Zinedine Zidane and Sourav Ganguly.