In a recent announcement, Omnicom Media Group has promoted Mamatha Morvanakar as chief investment officer for India. Previously, Morvanakar was working with the agency as managing director - West. In this role, Morvanakar will be responsible for the investment, accountability and strategic partnerships across Omnicom Media Group's four offices and for all clients across OMD and PHD.
Morvanakar has been one of OMD India's founding members and has played an active role in agency's growth journey. Having won and managed a portfolio mix of automotive, FMCG, media, travel and technology clients, her passion and contribution to the overall business has led to both agency recognition and award-winning work.
Commenting on Morvanakar's new role, Harish Shriyan, COO, Omnicom Media Group, says in a press release, "We are delighted to fill this position with great talent from within the network. Mamatha has shown an impressive ability to drive intelligent application of scale across the strategic pillars of talent, technology, and innovation. She has headed up and transformed OMD India to be one of the most successful markets in APAC punching significantly above its weight. Mamatha has the perfect background and understanding of our needs to drive change in this area to maximize available opportunities, create new models and to deliver competitive advantage for our clients."
Tony Harradine, chief investment officer, Omnicom Media Group, Asia Pacific, says in a press release "Investment is an area of increasing sophistication and plays a key role in supporting our business growth collectively across the network. We are delighted to have someone of Mamatha's calibre and capability to lead our investment portfolio across India."
Speaking about her new role, Morvanakar, says in a press release, "I am thrilled to embark on this new journey and support the vision, ambition and unparalleled client-satisfaction focus of Omnicom Media Group. The Indian market is currently in an exciting and challenging phase, and I look forward to this responsibility and working closely with the team to further strengthen our offering in the region".First Published : September 18, 2017