Jigar Rambhia, who was serving as the National Director and Head of Sports Business at Wavemaker- a GoupM agency, has decided to move on after 15 years of association.
Rambhia has joined Sporjo, a sports ed-tech start-up, as COO.
He made the announcement through a post on LinkedIn.
“Thank You for 15 Years of fabulous memories Wavemaker India! See you soon Sporjo!!”, the post read.
He joined Wavemaker in 2007 as Business Director where he was leading the IPL media planning and buying team since its launch in 2008. Rambhia also headed the ICC Media planning and buying team for the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, ICC Champions Trophy and ICC T20 World Cup.
Prior to this he also served as business head for key brands like Bajaj Allianz, Fiat, IDBI Bank, Shoppers Stop, Kings IX Punjab, and Pro Kabbadi. Rambhia was promoted to the position of National Director and Head of Sports Business at Wavemaker in 2011, where he was in charge of the ESP (Entertainment Sports Partnership) business for Wavemaker India.
Before joining Wavemaker India, he was designated as business director at TME for over two years.
He also worked with companies like Madison Communication where he was the head of the team handling TV implementation planning for Marico Industries.