Havas Media Group India rejigs senior management

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Planning & Buying | July 02, 2015
Mohit Joshi, currently serving as MD, Havas Media India, has been named as MD, Havas Media Group India, while Uday Mohan, executive director, Havas Media - North is being promoted as managing partner.

Havas Media Group India has announced a slew of senior level promotions across the group in India. Mohit Joshi, currently serving as the managing director, Havas Media India, has been named managing director, Havas Media Group India. Uday Mohan, executive director, Havas Media-North is being promoted as managing partner, Havas Media - North & East. Soumya Sarkar, general manager, Havas Media India is being given an additional charge as general manager & branch head, Havas Media - West.

Mohit Joshi

Anita Nayyar

Abhishek Jain has been promoted as executive VP, Investments. Earlier he was VP, Investments. Mitesh Desai, head-creative, UX & UI, is now national creative director, and Gregory Phillip, who till now was director, operations at Arena Media, has been named associate VP - operations for Arena Media.

Speaking on the appointments, Anita Nayyar, CEO, Havas Media Group India & South Asia, says, "Havas Media Group in India has been growing at a rapid pace; last year we grew by 42 per cent. 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."

"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," she adds.

The team has been further strengthened with the joining of Tarranum Alam as executive VP Investments, Chandana Chakravartti as VP at the Delhi office and Saurabh Jain who is currently handling the Bengaluru operations.

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