Madison's Debarghya Mitra joins MEC as Bengaluru head

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Planning & Buying | October 06, 2015
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He was earlier general manager and senior vice president of Madison's Platinum Crest.

Debarghya Mitra

T Gangadhar

MEC, a media agency, has announced the appointment of Debarghya Mitra as head of its Bengaluru office. He will report to T Gangadhar, managing director, MEC. In his last stint, he was heading Madison's Platinum Crest, the unit that manages ITC Foods and other ITC businesses based in South India, as its general manager and senior vice president.

Mitra brings with him 16 years of experience and has worked at MAA Bozell, Euro RSCG and Universal McCann, among others. Some of the businesses he has worked on include Tata Tea, TVS, Intel and Levi's.

Speaking on the appointment, Gangadhar says, "With his extensive experience of managing large advertisers, Deb's track record is formidable. We are blessed with a fantastic roster of clients in Bengaluru and there is no better candidate than Deb to take stewardship of them."

Commenting on his new role, Mitra says, "Among the big agencies, MEC is the fastest growing and is now the largest agency in Bengaluru. I am excited with the agency's digital focus and integrated media approach. Hopefully, I will be able to use my experience to take things to the next level."

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