2024 Creative LIAisons Coaches

Hital Pandya

Global ECD
Publicis Groupe
, United States of America

After working in 6 different countries, this ardent lover of spicy food, travel, and the ad business - Hital Pandya is currently a Global Executive Creative Director at Leo Burnett Chicago. In 2018, Hital was ranked as the no.2 art director by Cannes Lions Creative Ranking. In 2006 & 2007, Campaign Brief Asia Magazine also ranked him as the no.1 Creative in India.

His escapades include Y&R Mumbai, JWT Mumbai, IMPACT BBDO MENA, Saatchi & Saatchi, Singapore, Euro RSCG Malaysia, DDB South Africa & Ogilvy Chicago. Amongst many others, Hital has worked on several famous brands like SC Johnson, McDonald’s, Wrigley, Converse, Honda, Carlsberg, ESPN, Levi’s, Pepsi, Smirnoff, Frito Lays and Unilever.

On his travels, he has been the fortunate recipient of several local and international awards including LIA, Cannes Lions, OneShow, D&AD, and Clios. When he is not creating ads, he is learning how to make booger pancakes from his eleven -year-old daughter.