Deepali Naair's 20 years’ experience, is in the area of Marketing, Brand Management, Product Development & Digital Marketing.
She began her career with Tata Motors, then a stint at BPL Mobile, when the 1st mobile phone was launched in India. She worked at Draft FCB-Ulka, then at Marico as Marketing Manager for Saffola and Mediker. From 2006 she was with HSBC Global Asset Management India as VP & Head of Marketing. Apart from successfully managing marketing for India operations, she led the Communication for the Global relaunch of HSBC Global Asset Management Brand, which used to be HSBC Investments.
In 2009, she joined L&T as part of the start up team as Country Head for Brand & Corporate Communications. She has been instrumental in designing the brand strategy & digital strategy for L&T Insurance, as she also heads the e-commerce channel for L&T Insurance. She also looked after customer service there. She has recently joined Club Mahindra as their Chief Marketing Officer in October 2013.
She gets invited regularly to speak on ‘Digital Media’ at various Seminars and Conferences. In April 2011, she was invited to USA, for a presentation on “Social Media in India”. She was a panelist at the Roundtable for India Insure Summit, June 2011 on “Digital Branding”. In April 2012, she was a speaker at the 1st Asian ‘conference on social media & mobile marketing for insurance’ hosted by Asia insurance Review in Singapore.
Deepali was recently recognized by Paul Writer as one of the top 50 CMOs for the prestigious Marketing & IT Recognition (M.IT.R). She is also the recipient of Indira Super Achievers Award in September 2010.
She has been a guest faculty at SP Jain Institute of Management & Research, Mumbai for a decade now. She has delivered guest lectures at MICA, Ahmedabad, SIMC apart from other B Schools in India and abroad.