Omnicom Media Group India onboards Rabe Iyer as Chief Media Officer

Iyer was previously the India lead for agency partnerships at ShareChat

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New Delhi: Omnicom Media Group India announced the appointment of Rabe Iyer as its Chief Media Officer in the market, effective immediately. 

Iyer was previously the India lead for agency partnerships at ShareChat. 

He will be based in the agency’s Gurgaon office and report to Kartik Sharma, CEO of Omnicom Media Group India.

With over two decades of experience across the media and agency ecosystem, in his role, he will don the hat of a multi-disciplinary practitioner, responsible for orchestrating and bringing together OMG’s products, services and capabilities across the board. 

During his time at ShareChat, he led sales effectiveness, and partnerships, and helped build avenues for monetisation. 

Prior to this, he held executive leadership roles across India, SEA and MENA at organisations like Wavemaker, Motivator (Group M), Reliance Broadcast Network, and Publicis Groupe Media, among others.

“We are very excited to welcome Rabe to the network,” said Sharma “He is a formidable force in our industry and someone who leads with heart and has a keen understanding of what clients are looking for from their partners in today's complex media and consumer landscape. With Rabe bolstering our bench strength at the leadership level and his track record of executional excellence, we are positioned to help drive exponential business results for our clients and fortify the strength of our go-to-market offer. 

Iyer said, “OMG India's ethos is rooted in the promise of simplifying the complex and I'm excited to be working alongside an incredible team to bring this vision to life. I look forward to leveraging the organisation's capabilities and offerings, underpinned by Omnicom's open operating system - Omni, to orchestrate successful outcomes.”