Saurabh Dahiya

Saurabh Dahiya

Planning Director at Impact BBDO Dubai
United Arab Emirates


Creative mass-media professional with over 10 years of rich experience in advertising, digital
marketing, creative brand strategy, campaign planning and business management.

Brings category experience ranging from automotive, food & beverages, telecommunications to real-estate, fashion & retail, consumer durables & media among other industries.

MBA (Marketing) and Post Graduate Programme in Advertising, Media & Marketing Communication

New-media evangelist. Design junkie. Big idea lover.


Planning Director
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
September 2013 - Present (4 years 3 months)
Role & Responsibility

- Strategic Planning Partner
- Brand & Campaign Strategy
- Integrated Communication Planning
- Engagement Planning : Digital & Social-Media
- New Business Development

Key Clients

- Pepsi
- 7Up
- Lays
- Mercedes-Benz
- Visa
- Centrepoint
- Axiom Telecom
Business Director and Strategic Planner
Jack in the Box Worldwide
January 2011 - August 2013 (2 years 7 months)
Role & Responsibility

- Digital and Engagement Marketing
- Digital Analytics Management / Online & Social Media Strategy
- Campaign Planning
- Business Management and Development
- Branded Content Creation

Key Clients

- Red Bull
- Pepsi [Business Lead for 'Live For Now' & PepsiIPL 2013 launch]
- Puma
- Louis Philippe
- Bestseller Group
Senior Brand Services Manager
Lowe Lintas and Partners
January 2007 - December 2010 (3 years 11 months)
Role & Responsibility

- Brand Management
- Campaign Planning and Implementation
- New Business Development
- New Market Development (MENA) - Successfully establish network capabilities to
launch key client - Bajaj Auto Ltd.'s footprint in the region
- Project Lead on Lowe Worldwide Global Leader’s Summit (2009) in India

Key Clients

- Bajaj Auto. Ltd.
- Godrej Sara Lee
- Indiabulls Realty
Senior Account Executive
Triton Communications
May 2004 - May 2006 (2 years)
Role & Responsibility

- Account Management
- Campaign Development
- New Business Development
- Project : Strategic Design

Key Clients

- Eureka Forbes Ltd.
- Ginger Hotels
- Dainik Bhaskar Group.
- Exide
- Shalimar Paints


Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.), Marketing

Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies
2011 - 2012 (1 year)

Post Graduate Programme in Advertising, Media & Marketing Communications, Advertising & Marketing Communication

Northpoint Centre of Learning
2006 - 2007 (1 year)

Bachelor in Mass Media, Mass Communication/Media Studies

National College, Bombay University
2001 - 2004 (3 years)

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