Havas Media Group India today announced a
slew of senior level promotions across the group in India.
Mohit Joshi currently Managing Director, Havas
Media India, has been named Managing Director, Havas Media Group India. Uday
Mohan, Executive Director, Havas Media-North is being promoted to Managing
Partner, Havas Media-North & East. Soumya Sarkar, General Manager is being
given additional charge as General Manager & Branch Head, Havas Media-West.
Included in the promotions roster are – Abhishek
Jain as Executive VP Investments, earlier VP Investments. Mitesh Desai, Head-Creative,
UX & UI is now National Creative Director and Gregory Phillip has been
named Associate VP-Operations for Arena Media.
Speaking on the appointments, Anita Nayyar,
CEO, Havas Media Group India & South Asia, said, “Havas Media Group in
India has been growing at a rapid pace, last year we grew 42%. It has been a
straight line graph going upwards since we started operations in 2006 and we
have aggressive plans ahead. Companies don’t grow on their own, they need –
people. As we scale, we would like to elevate the passionate people who helped
us reach where we are today and we count on them going forward.”
The team has also been further strengthened
with the joining of Tarranum Alam as Executive VP Investments and Chandana
Chakravartti VP at the Delhi office and Saurabh Jain who is currently handling
the Bangalore operations.
“It gives me a lot of pleasure to make this
announcement and I’m confident that this team will over deliver and take Havas
Media Group to greater heights”, concluded Nayyar.