Havas Worldwide appoints Divya Uttam as head of Digital

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Planning & Buying | February 26, 2016
She will be based in Gurgaon.

The integrated marketing communications agency Havas Worldwide, has roped in Divya Uttam as the new vice -president and business head - Digital, for the agency's Gurgaon operations. In her new role, Uttam will lead and drive the growth of the agency's reach on digital media in the city. She will also provide assistance to Pradeep Nair, general manager - Digital, and head of Havas Worldwide, Bengaluru, in coordinating the agency's management committee on digital acceleration and innovation.

Nirmalya Sen

Prior to this, Uttam has worked in Razorfish. She comes on board with more than 10 years experience in handling the digital aspects of brands with regards to planning and executing their strategies across mobile, social media, and technology -based solutions. She has worked on brands such as Samsung, Dettol, Jaquar, Aviva, 7Up, DHL, Johnson's Baby, Wrigley, Dell, Nissan and Volkswagen.

Divya Uttam

Commenting on the appointment, Nirmalya Sen, chief executive officer, Havas Worldwide India, says, "I have great pleasure in welcoming Uttam into the Havas Worldwide family. Digital is not a division or a separate company at Havas. It lies at the heart of the agency. It was, therefore, critical we found a sharp digital strategist with the hunger of a business lead for this role. Uttam fits this requirement perfectly."

Talking about her new appointment, Uttam says, "I am honored to be given the opportunity to lead the digital mandate for Havas Worldwide, Gurgaon. I have closely followed the agency's inspiring creative work in India and globally, and am really excited to be a part of a team that is driven by its resolve to be 'always in beta'. I look forward to deliver cutting edge, innovative and meaningful work for our clients aimed at delivering high RoI (Return on Investment)."

Havas Worldwide, formerly known as Euro RSCG, is an integrated marketing communications agency with 316 offices located in 75 countries throughout the world. It provides advertising, marketing services, corporate communications, and solutions to clients.

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