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Omnicom Media Group appoints Amol Dighe as Head of Investment, India

Additionally, special projects across South East Asia will be part of Dighe’s remit. Most recently, he was in a leadership role at Mindshare Indonesia

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | April 2, 2015

Amol-Dighe Amol Dighe

Continuing its focus on bolstering trading and investment teams across the Asia Pacific region, Omnicom Media Group has brought on board Amol Dighe as Head of Investment, Omnicom Media Group India. The appointment in India follows senior hires for the function in markets like Singapore and Hong Kong.

Dighe will lead strategic insight and analysis over the OMD and PHD investment portfolio to ensure the best possible client outcomes are secured across all media platforms. In addition, he will be involved with special development projects across South East Asia.

Prior to his new role at Omnicom Media Group, he had worked with Unilever in a Regional Buying and Operations role for the Asia Pacific Region, working with Star TV Network to establish their Client Service Strategy and Planning unit and working with GroupM India spanning over nine years. Most recently, he was in a leadership role in Jakarta with Mindshare Indonesia.

He is a seasoned media professional, having worked on all sides of the value chain – client, agency and media owner. Dighe’s expertise runs across buying, planning, negotiation and strategy; developing business systems with deep strength in analytical, organisational and managerial experience.

Jasmin Sohrabji Jasmin Sohrabji

Speaking on Dighe’s appointment, Jasmin Sohrabji, CEO, Omnicom Media Group India and South East Asia, said, “Amol is a terrific addition to the team, bringing invaluable experience to further strengthen our Investment team. Leveraging his experience across the region, he will additionally play a key role in special development projects in South East Asia.”

Welcoming Dighe to Omnicom Media Group, Harish Shriyan, COO, Omnicom Media Group, said, “As we consolidate and gear up for the next level of growth, we are excited have Amol as part of our management team that will enhance our client delivery capabilities in India.”

Paul Moreton, Chief Investment Officer, Omnicom Media Group APAC, added here, “With our business growth, we are privileged to have the ability to attract quality talent. Amol will continue to develop our offering – delivering expertise in an area of increasing sophistication.”

On joining Omnicom Media Group, Dighe said, “I am delighted and excited with this opportunity of working with the growing Omnicom Media Group team to add greater value to our client offering and making our business more robust for the future.”

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