afaqs! news bureauPublished: 20 Dec 2018, 5:51 PM
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Manas Lahiri is general manager - Havas Gurgaon

Lahiri will be responsible for bringing in new business and managing overall operations of the Delhi branch.

Havas Group India has appointed Manas Lahiri as general manager - Havas Gurgaon. Lahiri will be responsible for bringing in new business and managing overall operations of the Delhi branch, leveraging Havas Group’s integrated capabilities.

Manas Lahiri is general manager - Havas Gurgaon
Manas Lahiri
Manas Lahiri is general manager - Havas Gurgaon
Rana Barua

Commenting on his new role, Lahiri says, “I am very excited to be part of the Havas India team. The concept of 'Better Together' truly comes to life here with our various offerings from Havas and our partnering companies from Vivendi Group. We now need to strengthen our communication solutions to local and global clients. My focus will be on driving an aggressive business growth, creating exciting work for our clients and building a team that lives up to Havas’ global standards of creativity.”

With over 16 years of experience in advertising, Lahiri has worked with agencies such as Contract Advertising, McCann, Ogilvy & Mather and Creativeland Asia. Working across sectors, which include IT, telecom, FMCG and auto, Lahiri has managed a number of prominent brands such as General Motors, Google, Dabur Samsung, Motorola, Lenovo, Amazon, Shell, Acer, NIIT and Reliance.

Commenting on the Lahiri's appointment Rana Barua, group CEO, Havas Group India, says in a press statement, “For Havas India Advertising operations in North, we needed a driven and capable leader who is not only aligned with our vision of exponential growth in terms of winning new clients, attracting versatile talent, and demonstrating our integrated strength but is equally comfortable leading a strong Havas team and our partnership with Reckitt Benckiser. In Manas (Lahiri) we have the perfect leader who will help me drive both mandates and make our operations stronger, more relevant both externally and internally.”