Samarjit Rajkumar joins Vizeum India as senior general manager

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Planning & Buying | July 20, 2011
In his new role, Rajkumar will head the Mumbai operations, as well as play a strategic national role within the organisation.

Aegis Media Group's Vizeum India has roped in Samarjit Rajkumar as senior general manager. Rajkumar joins from OMD China, where he worked as general manager, key accounts.

Rajkumar will head the Mumbai operations of Vizeum, besides playing a strategic national role for select accounts.

On the appointment, S Yesudas, managing director, Indian sub-continent, Vizeum, says, "Our contributions to clients come from our heart. Each of our clients is truly our ambassador. Appointments at senior leadership roles further testify our commitment to clients."

"With Rajkumar in Mumbai, who will also play a strategic role nationally, Pant in Delhi and Sreekanth (E M Sreeneelakandhan) in Chennai, our leadership team is fully in place for the current phase. Since our operations have no boundaries, all our clients will get the expertise of our entire senior management," he adds.

A media and communication veteran, Rajkumar has more than 17 years of experience working in India, China and Vietnam. He began his media career in the Indian media research industry with a stint of nearly four years at IMRB India.

He has also worked in Lintas Media Group handling accounts such as Unilever India, Parle and Bajaj Auto. Among the other brands he has worked on are HSBC, SBI, ICICI Prudential and Idea Cellular.

Rajkumar says, "Vizeum India's emergence as one of the strong and credible agencies in less than two years is what attracted me. I look to further enhancing market place visibility via thought leadership, ideas, strong product focus and enriched consumer experiences of clients' brands, working closely with the Vizeum team."

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