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Suraj Nambiar named GM, Maxus Digital, South

He moves in from Interactive Avenues where he was vice-president for South operations.

Maxus, a global marketing communications consultancy, has announced the appointment of Suraj Nambiar as general manager, Maxus Digital, South. Nambiar, who joined the company on February 2 this year, will be responsible for leading the agency's digital business in the South, as well as improve the product for all non-paid digital media services (creative, social, native, and influencer). He will report to Vishal Jacob, national director, digital, Maxus.

Suraj Nambiar named GM, Maxus Digital, South
Suraj Nambiar named GM, Maxus Digital, South
Commenting on the new appointment, Jacob says, "We wanted to strengthen our digital presence in the South market and we seem to have found the right person to do so. Nambiar has an impressive track record of having worked on some of India's most-loved brands. We are happy to have him join us and take our digital services to the next level."

Talking about his new role, Nambiar says, "I am excited by the role given to me at Maxus. The agency is well-known for being integrated, nimble and fearless. I look forward to some great times ahead."

Nambiar's 15 years of experience in digital, spans across creative, media, social and mobile platforms. He has been previously associated with Interactive Avenues, Mindshare, MEC, The Big idea (Dubai), and Quasar where his main responsibilities were creating digital strategy, leading teams across offices, winning new businesses, and managing profit and loss (P&L) for the division.

He has worked with brands across many industries such as Toyota, Amazon, Puma, Tanishq, 3M, Titan Industries, Mercedes Benz, DHL, Colgate, Nivea, Accenture, Kingfisher, MCI, Samsung, Make My Trip, Yahoo, Sony, and Canon.

Maxus, a marketing communications consultancy, is part of GroupM, which claims to be the world's largest media investment management Group that serves as the parent company for all WPP's media agencies. Maxus helps marketers build profitable relationships between consumers and their brands. The agency's services include communications strategy, digital marketing, direct response media, social media, data analytics, and media investment management, content and sports marketing, marketing RoI evaluation and CRM.

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