The media agency has also announced a slew of senior level promotions
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | July 1, 2015
Havas Media Group India today announced a slew of senior level promotions across the group. Mohit Joshi, currently Managing Director, Havas Media India, has been named Managing Director, Havas Media Group India. Uday Mohan, Executive Director, Havas Media-North, is being promoted to Managing Partner, Havas Media-North & East. Soumya Sarkar, General Manager, is being given additional charge as General Manager & Branch Head, Havas Media-West.
Havas Media Group in India includes Havas Media and Arena. Together they draw from the expertise within the group, including Havas Media Active for Out-of-Home, Mobext for Mobile Solutions, Ecselis for Performance Marketing and Socialyse, the Social Media Specialists.
Included in the promotions roster are: Abhishek Jain as Executive VP Investments, earlier VP Investments; Mitesh Desai, Head-Creative, UX & UI, is now National Creative Director; and Gregory Phillip has been named Associate VP-Operations for Arena Media.
Speaking on the appointments, Anita Nayyar, CEO, Havas Media Group India & South Asia, said, “Havas Media Group in India has been growing at a rapid pace, last year we grew 42 per cent. It has been a straight line graph going upwards since we started operations in 2006 and we have aggressive plans ahead. Companies don’t grow on their own; they need people. As we scale up, we would like to elevate the passionate people who helped us reach where we are today and we count on them going forward.”
The team has also been further strengthened with the joining of Tarranum Alam as Executive VP-Investments and Chandana Chakravartti in the Delhi office, and Saurabh Jain in the Bangalore office.
“It gives me a lot of pleasure to make this announcement and I’m confident that this team will over-deliver and take Havas Media Group to greater heights,” added Nayyar.