Suresh Nair

Suresh joined Grey New York in 2006 as the head of the strategic planning department at Grey New York and the strategic leader across the global Grey network. Suresh is passionate about uncovering brand ideas that lead to powerful emotional connections with consumers, in turn accelerating the brand’s full potential. Under his leadership, Grey launched a new planning toolkit, “SHIFT” which has been deployed throughout the Grey global network.

With 20+ years of strategic planning experience, Suresh has built brands and business 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 Johnson & Johnson, Eli Lilly, GSK, Acuvue, Nokia, Canon, Verizon, Intel, MasterCard, AARP, 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.