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suresh nair

Global Chief Strategy Officer

Grey New York

Suresh joined Grey in 2006 to serve as the strategic leader across the global Grey network as well as the head of the strategic planning department at Grey New York. Under his leadership, Grey has launched a new planning toolkit, “SHIFT” which has been deployed throughout the Grey global network. Suresh is passionate about uncovering brand ideas that lead to powerful emotional connections with consumers, and in turn accelerate the brand’s full potential. He was named to Adweek magazine’s “Top 50 Execs Who Make the Wheels Turn.”

With 20+ years of strategic planning experience, Suresh has built brands and businesses in a variety of categories, from consumer health and packaged goods to retail and technology. Suresh has developed highly successful brand strategies for a broad array of leading brands, including MasterCard, Verizon, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, GSK, Nokia, Canon, E*Trade, Ally, 3M, and Diageo among others.

Suresh came to Grey from McCann-Erickson New York, where he was the head of the strategic planning department.

Suresh has an M.S. and an M.B.A. from the University of Cincinnati. He lives in Cresskill, N.J. with his wife, two children and a very spoiled Maltese.