He will be based out of Ipsos’ Bengaluru office and will report to Amit Adarkar, Managing Director, Ipsos Research
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | November 28, 2014
Ipsos has appointed Deepak Singh as Executive Director and Head of Marketing Business in India. He will be based out of Ipsos’ Bengaluru office and will report to Amit Adarkar, Managing Director, Ipsos Research.
“Ipsos InnoQuest, Ipsos MarketQuest and Ipsos UU WSBL under Ipsos Marketing umbrella comprise a significant part of our business. In order to drive client satisfaction and aggressive business development amongst our marketing WSBL clients, we have created a new leadership role in India which Deepak will head,” said Adarkar.
Singh will be responsible for P&L of Ipsos Marketing Business in India except Ipsos Healthcare. Vidya Sen, Executive Director and Head of Ipsos InnoQuest, Shubhranshu Das, Executive Director and Head of Ipsos MarketQuest and Rinku Patnaik, Executive Director and Head of Ipsos UU will report to him.
“I am delighted to join Ipsos Marketing Business, which helps clients transform insights into a distinctive competitive advantage. Our specialists offer simple, intuitive solutions built on powerful philosophies and always linked to business outcomes,” Singh said.
“Integration of Ipsos Marketing Business in India will help us coordinate better, and our aim will be to provide clients with end-to-end marketing research solutions in order to help them uncover insights and motivations on their markets, innovate and position their brands, and maximise sales to get the best return on investments,” he added.
Prior to joining Ipsos India, Singh was Officer at Kantar Japan, responsible for non-Japanese global accounts, based in Tokyo. Immediately before that he was working as Managing Director–South at TNS India, looking after the South India and Sri Lanka business, based out of Bengaluru.
Singh has over 19 years of work experience. He has previously worked with Ipsos India as Executive Director and Country Manager, based in Mumbai, after an internal relocation from Ipsos Singapore in 2007. At Ipsos Singapore, he was Director and Insight Head, responsible for key accounts in the Asia Pacific region.
He holds a MBA degree in Marketing from FMS, Delhi and a B. Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from REC, Silchar. He also holds a Diploma in Market Research from MICA, Ahmedabad.