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Our Team

Left brain, meet right brain.

The team at Disha is an enthusiastic one with a blend of experienced communication professionals and youngsters bubbling with energy. Our people and their passion is really the convergence of serious thinking and lateral inspiration.

K. K. Mathew, Chairman and Managing Director

K. K. Mathew

Chairman & Managing Director

As the founder of Disha Communications, Mathew grew up to become one of the reference points in advertising in Bangalore. He has been the inspiration behind the growth of the agency. As an industry veteran, Mathew has launched a number of illustrious careers in advertising. He has settled in Bangalore and is an avid golfer.

Devarajan Duraibabu, Chief Operating Officer

Devarajan Duraibabu

Chief Executive Officer

With an overall experience of 20 years in the fields of feature film editing, brand management and advertising, Duraibabu has worked on several brands in the categories of FMCG, Consumer Durables, Heavy Engineering and Service Industries. He has been a key player in agencies like Clarion, Fountainhead, MAA Bozell and Hakuhodo Percept.

Tusha Daga, Manager, Research & Planning

Charmaine Mathew

Executive Director

Armed with a Masters in Marketing from Queens University, Belfast, Charmaine is spearheading the Digital wing of Disha with fresh eyes and a new perspective on this multi-hued digital world. She plans on growing the digital team in leaps & bounds by taking it to new heights.

Tusha Daga, Manager, Research & Planning

Nigel Mathew

Executive Director

After completing his Masters in Marketing & Communications in the UK, Nigel has immersed himself in the multifaceted world of advertising and marketing. He heads the business on the Global front and aims to take the world by storm.


Yeshwanth Kumar, Vice President, North

Yeshwant Kumar

Vice President, North

With an overall experience of 32 years in the field of Insurance, Media Marketing and Public Relations, Yeshwanth has worked with leading Hindi publications in Gujarat. He has worked with public as well as private sector clients, including NHAI, MDA, HPCL, UPPWD BSNL, Springfit Mattresses, etc.

Kandhan Dorairaj, Vice President, Media Operations

Kandhan Dorairaj

Vice President, Media Operations

A media Professional with over 18 years of experience in brand building and product marketing using traditional and innovative media channels. He has expertise in acquiring and servicing B2B and B2C brands in real estate, retail, FMCG, consumer durables and in the industrial domain. He has worked with clients such as Panasonic, GRB, Prince Foundations, Nippo Batteries, Univercell, etc.

Babu Veerappan - Regional Director, South

Babu Veerappan

Regional Director, South

With 15 years of enriched expertise in Advertising and Marketing Communications, Veeru has worked in Agencies like Dentsu, TBWA/India, Hakuhodo Percept and MAA Bozell. He has been associated with leading consumer durable brands and was involved in various brand launches such as Hello FM – 106.4, Supreme Edible oil, Panasonic 'VIERA' Plasma TV, Jamaai Icecreams, etc.

K.R.K. Menon, Director, Media

K.R.K. Menon

Director, Media

A media professional with over 25 years of experience, Menon has worked in a number of large agencies that include FCB-Ulka, Mudra-DDB Needham and McCann Erickson. He has handled the media planning and buying for renowned brands like Vimal, Rasna, Dhara, Nestle, LML Vespa, BPL Home Appliances and Usha Sewing Machine.



Varun Jaura

Branch Director, Bangalore

With over 30 years of experience in building profitable brands in the Durables, FMCG and Services Industries, in India and Abroad, Varun has a unique perspective on brands- since he has worked on both sides, as a client as well an agency person. He was a key member of Clarion, Saatchi and Saatchi, Enterprise Nexus, Hyundai and Nissan.

Thomas Prakash, Creative Director, South

Thomas Prakash

Creative Director, South

A communications professional with over 20 years of experience in strategic planning, creative & business development, Thomas started his career with Clarion Advertising. He went on to work with agencies like MAA Bozell and CMM Advertising. He places great emphasis on research & account planning and has worked on brands across various categories, including national as well as regional brands.

Gautam Mukerjee, Branch Head, Mumbai

Gautam Mukerjee

Branch Head, Mumbai

Gautam is an accomplished senior communications professional with 30 years of experience in all advertising and brand building related activities. He has worked on a plethora of brands within the FMCG, consumer durables, real estate and the service industry. His professional stints include agencies like JWT, McCann Erickson, O&M subsidiary Artig Advertising and organizations like Indorama Cement, Nahar Builders and ABP Group of Publications amongst others.

Tusha Daga, Manager, Research & Planning

Tusha Daga

Manager, Research & Planning

Tusha is an Engineering graduate with a Masters' in Business Administration. She has more than 8 years of experience in market research and has worked for companies like IMRB International and Brainstorm Innovations Pvt. Ltd. Her areas of specialization under market research include industries such as FMCG, education, healthcare, building materials and non-conventional energy resources.

Kiran Mandrawadkar

Kiran Mandrawadkar

Director, Digital Solutions

Founding member of DISHA Digital, associated with DISHA since 2012. He is Integrated Marketing and Solutions Sales/Media Professional with 12 Years+ experience worked across PAN INDIA with Large and Medium Clients. An MBA in Marketing, Finance & Systems. Having served in companies like Beehive communications, ISOBAR, Maxus global and Staples, Kiran brings in extensive team managing capacities and digital innovativeness.

K. K. Mathew, Chairman and Managing Director

Muralidharan VP

Director, Media Strategy

Devarajan Duraibabu, Chief Operating Officer

Nishit Kantha

Director, Projects

Tusha Daga, Manager, Research & Planning

Arunkumar MV

Director, Creative Strategy

Tusha Daga, Manager, Research & Planning

Rajesh R

Director, Content Strategy

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