Shahvez Afridi is the Global Strategy Director on Unilever at MullenLowe Singapore.
Prior to this, he was the Head of Marketing at Zimplistic Inventions, a kitchen robotics Startup. And before that, he was the Head of Strategy, P&G Asia-Pacific at Grey Group.
A planner with a background in engineering & design, Shahvez has over 20 years of end-to-end consumer insight, brand strategy & marketing experience:
- Tech Startup Marketer (Zimplistic, a kitchen robotics Startup)
- Marketing & Brand Management (The Coca-Cola Company)
- Research & Consulting (The Nielsen Company)
- Strategy & Brand Planning (MullenLowe, Grey, BBDO, Leo Burnett)
Shahvez is one of the most awarded Planners in Asia; having won every major strategy & effectiveness award internationally, regionally & nationally; including the inaugural Cannes Black Lion for Creative Effectiveness, Jay Chiat Strategy Award, WARC Asia Prize, Spikes, AdFest Lotus, multiple AMEs, EFFIEs & APPIES
He has been on many effectiveness juries. And, has also been invited as guest speaker at several universities in India, Thailand and Singapore; including SMU (Singapore Management University), SP Jain School of Global Management & the University of Oklahoma.
He has a keen interest in the study of comparative religion, is an avid follower of popular culture, a film buff & a reader of fiction that borders on reality. And, a Paul Theroux clone in the making!