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Motivator ropes in Amol Mohandas

He will join as client leader.

GroupM-owned media agency Motivator, has appointed Amol Mohandas as client leader of its entire gamut of businesses. Mohandas will be based in Mumbai.

Motivator ropes in Amol Mohandas
With over 15 years of experience, Mohandas joins Motivator from Percept Media where he headed the west region business, identifying and acquiring leads for new business developments. He was also successful in initiating and acquiring the ISO 9001-2008 Certification, a first for a media AoR in the country.

Prior to joining Percept Media, Mohandas established his own venture, Weave Through Communications, which provided multi-platform communication solutions to its clients. He has also been a part of Mediacom as the general manager for the UAE region, Starcom MediaVest Group, as associate media director.

Commenting on the appointment, Trishul Bhumkar, general manager, Motivator, says, "All our clients have had a fantastic 2015, and the momentum is only going to increase. We are getting ready to deliver on their business ambitions. We found the right senior leader in Mohandas. With a deep understanding of communication planning and having been an entrepreneur himself, Mohandas will be able to deliver on our client's business results. Motivator's Mumbai client leadership team is fully strengthened under him."

Mohandas, on his part, is happy to be part of the organisation. "It is a happy feeling to be a part of an organisation where the objectives - the individual and the organisation - match! I look forward to a long and exciting journey ahead where I can leverage my 360-degree experience across diverse work environments and contribute to the success of our clients' businesses," he says.

Motivator is a media agency that works with global and Indian corporates, as well as new tech-enabled start-ups. Its current client base includes brands such as Havells, Honda Cars,, Redington and Ingram, Himalaya Consumer Division, Ola Cabs, Essilor, Yamaha, LIC,, Bajaj Finserv, Kalyan Jewellers, and Hike Messenger.

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