MAGNONTBWA beefs up senior team

MUMBAI: Post its acquisition by Omnicom’s TBWA, MAGNONTBWA has strengthened its digital capabilities with three senior level appointments in web/mobile technology, social media as well as client development functions.

The appointments come as the agency’s preparations to strengthen its presence in the capital and also penetrate tier two cities in North India.

The agency has got on board KN Ajit Narayan as group director, social media marketing, Paurush Pandit as group director, web/mobile technology and Alok Garg, associate vice president, client development for MAGNONTBWA.

Garg comes with over 16 years of strong experience in client acquisition and managing key customer relationships. His digital experience is rich and vivid and he has led business teams at independent digital agencies in the past. He will be spearheading the client acquisition team for MAGNONTBWA in the Delhi NCR region. He will also be responsible for setting up MAGNONTBWA offices in key northern Indian cities like Lucknow and Chandigarh, and drive MAGNONTBWA’s penetration in tier two Indian cities.

Narayan moves in from Interactive Avenues, where he was managing social media offerings for a range of clients. He has worked with several leading as well as startup organizations and has experience in new media marketing including online reputation management (ORM), social media marketing (SMM), SEO, content management and user acquisition. Apart from managing the group profile, he will also actively coordinate on account management for SMO services, social media consulting and campaign execution.

Pandit is a technology evangelist with over 10 years of experience in both start-ups as well as large organisations. In the past he has worked in with and He specialises in web user interface design, development, optimization, usability and web marketing. At MAGNONTBWA, he will be operating at the group level and will be responsible for driving technology excellence on both web and mobile platforms, across the board.

MAGNONTBWA and MAGNON E-GRAPHICS founder and group CEO Vineet Bajpai said, “At MAGNONTBWA, people have always been central to strategy. As digital media evolves, agencies and marketers will need to find new innovative approaches to connect brands and consumers. The team expansion at Magnon is in sync with the current and potential opportunities and challenges. MAGNONTBWA stands committed to offering best-in-class interactive media solutions to our clients.”

These hirings have been carried out for both MAGNONTBWA as well as MAGNON E-GRAPHICS, the agency’s international digital delivery arm.

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