He will be serving the notice period until June, 2011; next destination not known.
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | April 1, 2011
Sandeep Lakhina, Chief Operating Officer, Starcom MediaVest Group, India has put in his papers. He is currently serving the notice period and will remain with the organisation until June, 2011. Lakhina joined SMG India in the end of 2007.
Speaking on the development, CVL Srinivas, Chairman – Starcom MediaVest Group India said, “Sandeep has been a part of the India network for over three years. As COO he played an important role in managing the operation. We thank him for his contribution to SMG and wish him the very best for the future”.
Sandeep Lakhina said, "It has been an enriching journey for me at SMG. I have enjoyed working with a bunch of bright enthusiastic people, a set of great clients and brands, and an industry which has seen colossal highs and lows since I joined in end 2007. It is now time for me to pursue other interesting opportunities outside the organization, and I am looking forward to the next phase of my career with excitement and vigor."
When asked about his next destination, Lakhina told BestMediaInfo.com that he is not in the position to reveal his further plans as of now because he is still evaluating the options.
With dual degrees in MBA, Lakhina has a total experience of 20 years and had worked with the leading global companies like Maverick Media, The Coca-Cola Company, Deloitte Consulting before joining SMG India. He had also worked with Bajaj Electricals, Future Positive, Zenith Computers Euro RSCG and Ebony Retail during his career.