She takes over from Vinish Joshi who has decided to move on
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | February 28, 2013
MediaCom has announced Niti Kumar’s move to the role of General Manager, MediaCom Delhi from her current role. She takes over from Vinish Joshi who has decided to move on.
Kumar joined MediaCom in 2011 as National Director – Insights and New Business. She led a number of successful pitches, the latest being Mars, which MediaCom won this January. A graduate from St Xavier’s College, Kolkata, and a post-graduate in media planning from MICA, Ahmedabad, she has over 13 years of experience in the media agency domain. She has worked on a host of blue chip clients including ICI Paints, HBO, Dabur, Amway, Gillette, Reckitt Benckiser, Electrolux, Yatra.com, to name a few.
Debraj Tripathy, MD, MediaCom India, commented, “Niti has shown perseverance and maturity in the way she has been able to manage both the new business and the consumer insights processes. She is absolutely the best person to take over from Vinish. Vinish has been with MediaCom for the last six years and has done a great job of nurturing our clients as well as the MediaCom Delhi team. I wish him all the very best in his future endeavours.”
Niti Kumar said of her new role, “It’s exciting to move into this new role at MediaCom. In a more ‘front of the line’ role I hope to bring more energy to the organization. Delhi is a wonderful, dynamic market and MediaCom Delhi has exceptional talent and a great set of businesses. My goal will be to maintain the excellence while also ensuring growth from new businesses.”
MediaCom India is known for its strategic thinking and innovative work and is one of the most awarded media agencies in India. They won the Grand Emvie in 2011 for the world’s first “Talking Newspaper”, an innovation that they did for Volkswagen. MediaCom swept the Digital display category at the Emvies 2012 winning all three medals in the category. MediaCom manages other blue chip businesses like Procter and Gamble, Volkswagen, Skoda, Audi, Dell, Shell, Mars, Wrigley, Piaggio and makemytrip.com among others.