About Us :: The Team
The management team at N&D is upbeat about the excitement of advertising. Each member of the team is a domain expert and keeps constantly updating to meet the challenges of changing markets. This synergy flows together to create path-breaking creatives that are a fusion of marketing savvy with creative flair.
M Nachiappan, Creative & Managing Director
Chasing the advertising dream was a passion with M.Nachiappan. Though he has professionally qualified as an ICWAI and M.Com, his heart lay in advertising and this led him to establish N&D Communications. His vision is to build a world class 360 Degree advertising and branding agency. His exposure to Indian and international companies has helped him devise creatives that are region and TG specific and deliver phenomenal results.
With 2 decades of experience in Communication, Branding Strategy and Deployment, Business Development, Technology, Account Management and Operations, he brings these learnings into work. Having worked with major global brands like CK One, JC Penney, IBM and Indian brands like Power Soaps, CADD Centre, Repco Homes, EMRI and other Government Projects, he is able to understand the pulse of any brand. He has ensured that N&D keeps up with changing times and technology and this ensures that our work is always fresh and appealing.
He motivates and directs the creative, design and production teams. Under his guidance, we have developed hundreds of campaigns and won both awards and accolades.
Deepa Nachiappan, Director – Finance & Quality
Deepa Nachiappan holds a critical portfolio and manages the Finance and Quality functions at N&D. She is responsible for implementing best practices and processes. She holds a Post graduate degree and has held positions in various capacities in Finance & Quality. She is an expert in quality planning, strategy and implementation. She had been instrumental in securing quality certification for creative work from external agencies.
R Narasimhan, Director – Art & Graphic
R Narasimhan is a graphics expert and brings text to life with a creative burst of colours and design. A B.Sc Visual Communication graduate from the College of Fine Art, Chennai, he has always been passionate about advertising. He has created hundreds of creative campaigns, marketing collaterals and developed packaging design for Indian and international brands. With 15 years of experience in the industry, he has gone through many evolutions of design and is constantly innovating.
V Srinivasan, Director - Film Project
An animation and graphics professional with a creative eye and vibrant imagination. He holds a Distinction in B.Sc Visual Communication from College of Fine Arts, Chennai. He has 15 years experience in assuring the quality of films with a strong focus on 3-D animation and visual effects. He has worked with leading studios which have honed his skills. At N&D, he adds value to our core team and has helped us deliver on line flash animations and 3-D.
Daya Kingston, Copy Head
Daya Kingston handles the copy and creates vibrant and engaging copy that makes an impact on the TG. She holds a B.Sc Visual Communication Degree from Loyola College, Chennai and a Masters in English Literature from Madras University. She has 15 years of copywriting experience and has contributed her thoughts to national magazines like Savvy, Society, Kodak Images and newspapers like the Times of India and Deccan Chronicle.