MUMBAI: GroupM India, the country’s largest media investment conglomerate, was honored with the ‘The Dream CompanyTo Work’Award for in the Media and Entertainment sector. GroupM is also in the overall list of ‘Dream Employer of the Year’in India. The awards have been conferred by the World HRD Congress 2014 in Mumbai.
The ‘Dream Companies To Work’ is an annual event organized by the World HRD Congress to reward and recognize People and Talent initiatives of organizations across various sectors. Over 100 companies participate at the World HRD Congress 2014event including Accenture, Angel Broking, Citibank, HDFC, Infosys, Samsung, SBI, Cavin Care,Reliance, Novartis,TCS and many more.This was the first time that GroupM participated at the ‘Dream Companies to Work For’ Awards.
CVL Srinivas, CEO, GroupM South Asia said, “GroupM is extremely proud to receive the awards from the World HRD Congress. The awards reaffirm that investing in our people is the best way to ensure cutting edge product quality and superlative customer delight. Talent management remains a critical focus area for us at GroupM South Asia.”
Added Gaurav Hirey, Chief Talent Officer, GroupMSouth Asia, “GroupMand its agencies have pioneered some of the best Talent practices in the South Asia markets. We are investors in people and in the last year, we have aggressively pursued a people transformation agenda. We have worked on various capability-building initiatives like the Youth Executive Committee (YCo), The New ME Initiative for digital orientation and looked at getting in fresh ideas and talent through an engaging Campus Connect effort. This allows us to provide huge value to all our stakeholders, especially our clients and our employees.”
Over the last 11 plus years, GroupMIndia has cemented its position as an innovator and thought leader in the media industry. GroupM also has a distinction of having invested in a full fledged talent management team the only one in the media and entertainment industry. Over the last year, GroupM has made a paradigm shift in the way it operates in South Asia, keeping in mind the ever changing media landscape. With digital at the heart of their processes and planning, it has resulted in the conglomerate winning over 82 new businesses across its agencies and specialist units.