Arnab Mitra, regional director, India and South Asia, Media Contacts, the interactive agency of Havas Digital has put in his papers in the company. Meanwhile, Rajeev Bala, managing director, India and Southeast Asia, Media Contacts will be taking care of Mitra’s duties in the company till a replacement is announced. Arnab Mitra resigned last week and will be a part of the company till May 2011.
“This is a strategic career move from me. I started with the company when it was in a nascent stage and after such formative years of gaining a lot of value, my priorities and the company’s priorities have changed. I am out to find something more exciting for myself,” Arnab Mitra has told AlooTechie.
Though Mitra didn’t spell out his future endeavour, he has been contemplating between two projects in the digital media industry of India. Arnab Mitra joined Havas Media in 2009 and was promoted as regional director for Media Contacts in November 2010. Prior to that Mitra had worked with Ignitee Digital, Purple Media, Pinstorm and Indigo Consulting.