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OMG appoints Jasmin Sohrabji as CEO, South East Asia and India

She will continue to lead OMG India as CEO, and also take on the task of leading the markets of Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand for OMD, as well as PHD and M2M

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | May 28, 2013

Jasmin Sohrabji

In an effort to sharpen the focus on continued growth of the Asia Pacific region, Omnicom Media Group (OMG) has introduced a new sub-regional structure effective June 3, 2013. Under this structure, two sub-regional assignments covering South East Asia and Greater China are being added, in addition to Australia and New Zealand. Jasmin Sohrabji will continue to lead Omnicom Media Group, India, as CEO, and also take on the task of leading the South East Asian markets of Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand for OMD, as well as PHD and M2M, both Omnicom Media Group brands.

Sohrabji joined Omnicom Media Group in 2007 with the mandate of setting up OMD’s India operations. OMD has metamorphosed into one of India's fastest growing media agencies today with an impressive roster of clients. With more than two decades in the industry, Sohrabji has collected multiple accolades and distinctions, including recognition as Agency Innovator 2009 (The Internationalist, UK), Agency Head of the Year (Media Magazine, Asia) and ‘Woman Achiever of the Year - Advertising (GR8 Magazine, India).

Barry Cupples outgoing CEO of Omnicom Media Group, APAC, said, “Asia is vibrant and the lens of the world is on this region. The media and communications industry is being shaped by seismic shifts, and the South East Asia region is at the heart of many of these changes. Omnicom Media Group SEA and India has a strong and talented leader in Jasmin. She has a clear vision that will help in strengthening our eco-system. Jas has our complete faith and trust to be an even bigger star in the new role.”

Newly appointed APAC CEO of Omnicom Media Group, Cheuk Chiang, said, “Bolstering our regional management capacity with a new sub-regional structure reinforces our commitment to this region. Jasmin is an asset to the senior leadership team and I am confident that under her guidance and vision, our presence in South East Asia and India will get stronger.”

Sohrabji said, “Setting up OMD India was a huge opportunity and which the India team is very proud of. I am looking forward to the additional responsibility and working closely with the SEA team to further strengthen the sub-region.”

Under the sub-regional structure, Doug Pearce, CEO of OMG China, will add Greater China responsibilities overseeing Hong Kong and Taiwan, while Leigh Terry will continue to lead OMG’s operation in Australia and New Zealand. Jasmin Sohrabji along with Doug Pearce and Leigh Terry will report to Cheuk Chiang.

OMD and PHD leadership in the region will continue in the same structure as today, with Steve Blakeman responsible for OMD and newly appointed CEO Susana Tsui responsible for PHD. Barry Cupples will move on take the position of CEO, Global Investment and Accountability, a new role at an Omnicom Media Group Executive Board level.

OMD and PHD leadership in the region will continue in the same structure as today, with Steve Blakeman

responsible for OMD and newly appointed CEO, Susana Tsui responsible for PHD. Barry Cupples will

move on take the position of CEO, Global Investment and Accountability, a new role at an Omnicom

Media Group Executive Board level.

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For any questions regarding the above, please contact:

Omnicom Media Group

Arundhati Saha (Arun)

Senior Marketing Communications Manager, APAC

Omnicom Media Group

T: + 65 6876 6809 E: arundhati.saha@omnicommediagroup.com

Notes to Editors:-

About Omnicom Media Group

Omnicom Media Group is the media services division of Omnicom Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMC). Omnicom is a leading

global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous

specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, direct and promotional marketing, public

relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

Omnicom Media Group is made up of several media specialist companies. Among them is OMD Worldwide

(http://www.omd.com), the largest and most innovative media communications specialists in the world, and PHD

Network (www.phdnetwork.com), a leading media services company widely recognized for its pioneering and

innovative work for clients.

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