Gautam Rajagopal quits MPG

By Nisha Menon and Ashwini Gangal , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Planning & Buying | July 25, 2012
At MPG, Rajagopal served as vice-president, investments (West).

Gautam Rajagopal, vice-president, investments (West), MPG India (the flagship brand of Havas Media), has put in his papers.

Gautam Rajagopal

Rajagopal has been with MPG India since May 2011, before which he was working with Beehive Communications as vice-president, media services. At Beehive Communications, Rajagopal spent more than four years.

While Rajagopal could not be reached at the time of filing this report, sources close to the development have confirmed the news to afaqs!. In fact, this week is his last week at the agency.

His next move will be announced shortly.

Rajagopal has more than 17 years of experience in broadcast investment. He started his media career in 1995 with Contract Advertising, following which he worked with agencies such as Madison, Mediavision and Carat Media Services. In 2003, Rajagopal joined Starcom MediaVest Group as group head, broadcast investment. After two years, he moved to Mudra (Optimum Media Solutions), where he worked for the next two years, before joining Beehive Communications.

He has worked across various categories of brands such as HDFC Bank, Asian Paints, Parle, Bisleri, P&G, Heinz, Skoda, Bajaj and Cadbury.

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