ON PURPOSE adds David Gallagher as Advisor

The independent firm onboards former Omnicom International President as it prepares for next stage of growth

March 1, New Delhi: ON PURPOSE is excited to announce the addition of David Gallagher to its team in an advisory capacity. The former Chairman of the PRCA UK and former President of ICCO will join ON PURPOSE as a Strategic Advisor to support its business growth and prepare it to scale into a mid-size agency in the next few years.

ON PURPOSE is India’s only social change focussed communications agency. In the last four years since it started in 2017, the firm has built an enviable portfolio of clients working in and for climate action, public health, education and gender equality. It has also consistently featured in Provoke Media’s top 5 ‘Best Agencies to Work with in APAC’ and been shortlisted in Provoke Media’s top 5 ‘India Consultancies of the Year’ in 2021. ON PURPOSE will be the first agency in India to work with David’s firm – DG Advisory.

David commented on the appointment, “ON PURPOSE offers a glimpse of what purpose- driven communications and consultancies can achieve when we put the power of communications towards achieving social change. It’s focus on building an equitable workplace, with diversity, inclusion, and gender equity at its core, makes it both endearing and enduring. I’m delighted to have this opportunity to help the team continue to evolve into a differentiated consultancy.”

ON PURPOSE Managing Partner and Founder, Girish Balachandran said, “I am delighted with the opportunity to work with David again. His expertise in global markets and building leadership teams will be invaluable to us and comes to us at a critical time as we consider our next phase of growth. David’s outlook on the PR industry’s potential as a force for good and his experience with building organisations based on purpose, values and ethics, aligns perfectly with what we’re trying to do at ON PURPOSE.”