Clique signals growth with four new appointments

March 8, 2014 10:38 am

We are excited to announce four new essential appointments at CCG (Clique Communications Group) in our digital, sales and marketing teams. The additions come in soon after CCG celebrated five years in the region.

Rohan Ahuja joins us as Digital Director in our Dubai offices. After a six-year stint at OMD Dubai, Rohan will provide digital counsel to clients while leading innovation within our digital agency, Deviate Interactive.

After obtaining a BSc degree in Business from Cardiff University (UK), Rohan joined OMD Dubai to takeover strategic planning on PepsiCo, Axiom, Mercedes, Visa, Jashanmal, Hersheys, and DSF among others. In 2012, he left OMD to begin his own digital agency “Switchboard” where he worked primarily with SME’s and managed overflow work from agencies.

With stellar experience in handling sales across India and UAE, Namit Bhalla has been appointed as Agency Business Manager at Clique Media. He will be handling digital media sales for agencies and direct clients. Namit has previously worked with major global organizations including Times of India, Rediff India, and IAS Media.

He is an MBA graduate from Amity Business School and has a Bachelor’s in Computer Science Engineering from ITM University in Gwalior.

“Bringing on board like-minded folks with experience and ambition is exactly what we need at this juncture,” said Ashwin Salian, Managing Director and Co-founder at CCG.

Also joining as Agency Business Manager at Clique Media is Mazen Khalil. Accumulating a diverse set of professional experiences in Jordan and UAE, Mazen was most recently the Unit Manager of the sales team at Prior to that, Mazen developed his expertise working at Geox and CrysTelCall.

Mazen has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from the New York Institute of Technology. Both, Mazen and Namit will be crucial to expanding Clique Media’s reach as LinkedIn’s exclusive marketing solutions representative in the region.

Coming in from Washington, DC, Archana Menon joins the CCG team as PR & Marketing Executive. Using her experience handling public diplomacy issues at the Embassy of India in DC, Archana will be developing and communicating CCG messaging externally as well as internally. She has a Bachelor’s in Journalism with a minor in Politics from Ithaca College in New York, USA.

CCG is an independent digital communications company working across digital disciplines, including display, social and mobile through its subsidiary companies (Clique Media, 5thBar, Plus7 and Deviate Interactive). CCG offices are currently located in Dubai, Doha, Mumbai, Pune and Singapore.