Meera Sharath Chandra joins Syzygy's London office as MD

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Digital | June 19, 2009
Sharath Chandra has more than 26 years of experience and has worked with agencies such as JWT, Contract, Mudra Marketing Services and RMG Connect

Meera Sharath Chandra has joined the London office of Syzygy, WPP's digital agency, as managing director.

Prior to this, she was the president and national creative director at RMG Connect, JWT's direct marketing, customer relationship management and digital solutions company.

afaqs! tried to contact Sharat Chandra at Syzygy, London, but she was not in the office at that time.

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With more than 26 years of experience, Sharath Chandra started her career with Maa Bozell and then moved to Everest Advertising as senior copywriter. After spending three years at Everest, she moved to JWT as creative supervisor.

Sharath Chandra worked with JWT for more than 11 years. In 1999, she joined the dot-com industry, starting her own company, called Avigna Technologies, in the US.

In 2003, she shut shop in the US and moved back to India as vice-president and branch manager at Contract Chennai; she later moved to Contract's Mumbai office as vice-president.

Subsequently, she also worked with Mudra Marketing Services as national creative director across the non-traditional media business units; Tribal DDB India (interactive and new media) and Rapp Collins India (direct response and CRM). In January 2008, she moved to RMG Connect.

Sharath Chandra was part of the jury for awards such as Cannes, the One Show, the Art Directors Club (ADC), the Clios and the New York Festivals. She has also won various awards in international competitions, including at Cannes and the Webbys.