Indraneel Guha co-founded Ki Saigon 2 years back with his creative partner, Kumkum Fernando. Ki Saigon is the creative agency for Coca-Cola & Marico for Vietnam. In this first year of functioning, Ki Saigon has won Silver in Campaign Asia’s Independent agency of the year, has the highest number of shortlists at Tangrams for any agency in Vietnam & been their work has been featured in coveted creative portals like The Dieline, Bestads & Creativity.
Here are some of his achievements (some real & some he takes credit for):
Campaign Asia’s 40-under-40 best advertising person in Asia-Pacific
The ‘Best Strategic person of the year’ at Haymarket’s AOY - Awards for the South East Asia region 2010.
Set up the Lowe Vietnam Creative Engagement and Strategic Planning unit in 2009.
Led the largest planning team in the country handling businesses worth US $ 140 Mn.
Won 24 metals at the Asian Marketing Effectiveness awards in various categories, including 4 golds & 1 platinum.
Won Appies (Silver) & Best presenter for Castrol Drive On in 2015.
Faculty at Solvey Institute in Vietnam – Run a course on Strategic & Engagement planning.
Has won the country’s first gold at Cannes, Epica, New York Festival & Crystal for OMO.
Winner of the National Suit of the Year 2005-06 in Ogilvy & Mather - Recognised for being the best account management suit across 500+ people in Ogilvy & Mather offices across India.
Brands worked on: Unilever (Lifebuoy, Clear, OMO, P/S, Vim, Sunlight. Walls, Knorr, Close Up, Rexona, Surf), Coca-Cola, Vinamilk, Sharp, Johnson & Johnson, Orion, Cathay Pacific, Cadbury, SBI Life, State Bank of India, Neo Sports, Total, Chivas 12, Nescafe, Castrol, FreislandCampina and Intel.
Examples of new business accounts won: Marico South East Asia Chivas, Axe, Hutchison Whampoa (Vietnamobile), Total, State Bank of - India, Neo Sports, digital AOR of Nescafe & Unilever, Castrol, Coca-Cola and FreislandCampina.