MUMBAI: MEC India, a media and planning agency and
founding partner of GroupM, has appointed Ajit Gurnani
as head of MEC West.
The post-graduate from the Mudra Institute of Communications,
Ahmedabad (MICA), Gurnani will be reporting to MEC India
managing director T Gangadhar.
Speaking about the appointment, Gangadhar said, "Mumbai
is our biggest office by far and I am pleased that we
have found a quality leader like Ajit to head our operations
here. Given his rich vein of experience, I have no doubt
that Ajit will make valuable contributions - to clients
and staff alike."
Gurnani has more than 16 years of experience in the
field of media and marketing. Prior to this, he was
with Mindshare as principal partner, was a part of Jagran.com
and Starcom Digital.
On his new role, Gurnani said, "I am excited about
the opportunity and challenge that this assignment provides
to me. I look forward to working with the team and help
create business building work that wins accolades and
MEC is a media agency whose services include media
planning and buying, digital media, mobile, search,
performance marketing and social media management, among
others. The agency has a global headcount of 4,500 people
with domestic and international clients across 84 countries.