Hill+Knowlton Strategies boosts India leadership

Michelle Pereira and Vidisha Chatterjee join the agency in senior management positions.

Michelle Pereira
Michelle Pereira

Hill+Knowlton Strategies has hired two senior executives across its India practice.

Michelle Pereira has joined as managing director of the Mumbai office and director of marketing communications and consumer practice, while Vidisha Chatterjee has become general manager of clients engagement and operations in the Gurgaon office.

Pereira bring 17 years’ experience in consumer and brand marketing across a range of sectors, including technology, FMCG, lifestyle and automotive. She has led on projects for key clients regarding issues management, brand positioning, media relations and crisis work.

Chatterjee (pictured) has close to two decades’ experience in India’s media industry, corporate communications and PR. She has handled strategic comms campaigns for clients in the telecoms, e-commerce, food and FMCG sectors, as well as managing visits of high-profile world and business leaders.

Radhika Shapoorjee, Hill+Knowlton president, India and South Asia, said: "Michelle will establish the India marketing and communication practice and consolidate our clients and teams to build creative, integrated powerful campaigns.

"She has a well-established track record of winning and leading some of India’s most sought after client partnerships and her experience will be a significant asset to our business and growth strategy."

Shapoorjee added: "Vidisha will work closely with clients and teams to focus on creativity and operational excellence. I am delighted to welcome both leaders into the H+K family."

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