Virat Tandon is the CEO of Mullen Lintas. He returned to India in 2015 after a three year stint with MullenLowe Group in Singapore where he was Global Business Director for the Unilever brands Lifebuoy and Fair & Lovely.
A part of the network for over a decade, Virat first joined Lowe Lintas at its New Delhi office in 2004 and has undertaken numerous senior and leadership roles in the agency over time. A Unilever veteran of over 10 brands and 60+ countries, he has worked in India on clients including Maruti Suzuki, Nestle, Dominos, Sony Audio, Dabur, NIIT, ITC, GSK, Holiday Inn and AT&T; and previously ran Lowe’s healthcare agency in India, LinHealth. Prior to joining Lowe Lintas, he worked with Rediffusion, Grey and Contract. Over the past 5 years, Virat has been the business head for global duties of Unilever brand Lifebuoy. Together with Amer Jaleel (now Chairman | CCO – Mullen Lintas), they have led Lifebuoy to its place of global leadership including the iconic initiative, HelpAChildReach5, for which the brand received recognition around the world at creative effectiveness award shows.
Virat is passionate about food. Not only does he enjoy eating good food, but also loves to cook. He also likes driving and uses it to get away from the madness of the city – on one such occasion, he even participated in The Himalayan Dash car rally.