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Interface Communications' M Ganesan joins Group M

MUMBAI: Group M has just made a senior recruitment in their central trading group (CTG) unit. M Ganesan, who was with Interface Communications in Chennai as head of buying, has joined CTG's Delhi arm as investment director.

Ganesan will be reporting to Group M's national director central trading group Lakshmi Narasimhan.

 

 

Ganesan's job role includes the all India buying for all the regional networks as well as strategic inputs and ideation across channels. Client interfacing will also be a part of Ganesan's job role.

Commenting on the appointment, Narasimhan states, "Ganesan comes with a good number of years of experience in the media space. He is a senior professional who worked with us earlier in the late nineties. With Ganesan joining us, we hope to use his regional understanding and leverage it to our advantage."

Talking about the shift, Ganesan points out, "Joining Group M is definitely a larger opportunity. I will be handling clients like Pepsi, Gillete and GSK. Also the regional responsibility is something that is very big, and working with Group M will definitely be a great learning experience."

 

 

Group M was on the look out for an investment director for a while, and Ganesan's appointment comes after months of head hunting.

Prior to Interface, Ganeshan was with Initiative media for a year. He has a total of 15 years in the industry. At Interface Chennai, Ganeshan was handling the Henkel account and was the buying head.

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