He will also join the management board of Publicis Worldwide in India.
Paritosh Srivastava has been elevated to the post of chief operating officer, Publicis Ambience. He will continue to report to Nakul Chopra, the agency's South Asia CEO.
Chopra says, "This is a well-deserved promotion. For over three years now Paritosh has led Publicis Ambience admirably. The improvement in talent and quality has been remarkable, the growth has been outstanding. I have no doubt he will take Publicis Ambience to new heights."
Commenting on his promotion Srivastava states, "The agency's success can only follow that of our clients. It will be my constant endeavor to continually strive to meet and exceed our clients' expectations."
Bobby Pawar (the agency's director and chief creative officer, South Asia) and Partha Sinha (the agency's director and chief strategy officer, South Asia), have issued a joint statement. It reads: "In Paritosh we have a champion of great work. He is ready to push boundaries and rally around great work both internally and externally. This, coupled with his energy and charm, makes him a great leader. We are delighted that he is getting bigger responsibilities and being entrusted with furthering the Publicis agenda in India."
Publicis Worldwide is represented by the following entities in India - Publicis Ambience, Publicis Beehive, Publicis Capital, Publicis iStrat, MarketGate and Red Lion.
The agency's clientele includes names like Ambuja Cement, Apollo Tyres, Bacardi Martini, Bayer India, Beam Global, Bharti AXA, Citibank, Escorts, Fab India, Godrej SMG, Gujarat Tourism and India Bulls Housing Finance, among others.