MAM

Mindshare elevates R Gowthaman and Sudipto Roy

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/mam-images/2014/03/05/mindshare.jpg?itok=E-_ti3K-

MUMBAI: In a move to strengthen its hold in market and understanding the ever-changing, technology- driven time, Mindshare has appointed R Gowthaman as chief operating officer and Sudipto Roy as regional chief client officer for Asia Pacific.

Gowthaman will take on the role of COO Asia Pacific after spending a year as chief client officer, APAC and CEO south and south-east Asia. During this time, he was responsible for Mindshare?s key clients across the region and expanding the agency?s services, including the launch of an emerging market activation unit across ASEAN in partnership with Geometry Global.

In his new role as COO, Gowthaman will focus on continued development and delivery of Mindshare?s services to marketers across the marketing value chain ? from emerging consumer activation at one end to big data management on the other, and a more effective business model for working with clients.

Gowthaman said, ?I am extremely delighted to take on this role. I am especially looking forward to designing and rolling out new work streams that provide Mindshare?s clients with great new opportunities and accelerate sustainable growth of our business. Despite our scale and size, we are increasingly behaving more and more like a start-up ? provocative, hungry, adaptive, full of energy all underpinned by a promise to be the agency of the future.?

Roy takes over from Gowthaman as chief client officer Asia Pacific following a two-and-a-half-year stint as managing partner of Client Leadership and Partnerships. During this time, his primary responsibility was to run some of Mindshare?s key accounts including Unilever, Kimberly Clark, Lenovo and others.

In his role as CCO, Roy will focus on growing Mindshare?s relationship with its key clients across Asia Pacific, by creating faster, more agile and adaptive marketing services for them.  Roy will also spearhead creation of a stronger open source collaboration model around Mindshare?s key clients, with relevant partners from WPP as well as other independent companies. Roy will report to Gowthaman in this role.

Mindshare is forging a number of partnership programmes with ?hot? companies coming up in emerging economies, in analytics, media technology, e-commerce, B2B, social media, mobile and more, to complement the current global partnerships already in place with Google, Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Yahoo and many others. Roy?s new role focuses on leveraging some of these partnerships to help its clients? brands be more adaptive to near real time consumer response, and continuously improve the way they use various media platforms to grow their brands.

Commenting on his appointment, Roy said, ?I am passionate about our clients? businesses and how we think about them, so this move is exciting as it enables me to focus on what I really love. I believe we have a great opportunity to drive cutting-edge thinking for Mindshare and our clients, and fundamentally re-imagine how we think about media services while continually raising the standards for how media agencies can drive ROI. I really look forward to this part of the journey.?

Mindshare chairman & CEO for APAC and growth market Ashutosh Srivastava said, ?We are privileged to have highly talented people like Gowthaman and Roy stepping into these roles. Over the years, they have developed trusted relationships with our clients, by focusing on what they value most. These roles are incredibly crucial for us at this stage and will help Mindshare continue to lead the industry thinking, and shape its development and growth at an exciting time, where understanding of media, technology and effective data usage are becoming more and more central to brand success.?

Both Roy and Gowthaman?s roles are effective immediately and will be based in Singapore.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/18/vikram.jpg?itok=JSv3Z2Nz
Vikram Sakhuja re-elected as President of The Advertising Club for the second term

The Advertising Club, India’s premier industry body for the advertising, marketing, research and communication fraternity, today announced the list of its Managing Committee members for the year 2018-19.

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/18/rajesh.jpg?itok=C48Od1oS
Rajesh Mani joins McCann as EDC Mumbai biz

Rajesh Mani has joined McCann Mumbai as executive creative director.

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/18/bourn-vita.jpg?itok=fogtyqTL
Mondelez India expands into Adult Malt Food Drinks with Bournvita for Women

Hectic schedules, fast-paced lifestyles often result in women missing out on meeting their daily nutritional requirements. At the same time, modern-day women are increasingly becoming more aware of issues surrounding health and wellness.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/18/Image.jpg?itok=EatATXG8
Ex MullenLowe Lintas' Joseph George ‘Tilt-ing’ the creative agency model

A 150-year experienced team from across advertising, marketing, content, consumer advocacy, data analytics, storytelling, studio production, digital, media, qualitative research, behavioural science and video analytics have come together to offer consulting, communication, content and video...

MAM Media and Advertising Media Agencies
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/18/red.jpg?itok=7u0IASuQ
Red Label Tea unveils thought-provoking campaign on Ganesh Chaturthi

On the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi, Brooke Bond Red Label has launched Shree Ganesh Apnepan Ka, a campaign to celebrate the spirit of togetherness.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/18/Realme.jpg?itok=tVBBmwpM
Grapes Digital bags the nationwide strategic communication mandate for Realme

Grapes Digital, the full-fledged marketing agency has bagged the strategic communication mandate for Realme, following a successful multi agency pitch.

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/18/Macho_Hint.jpg?itok=7TPJXcY9
TV best way to advertise in India: Sandeep Seksaria, Macho Hint

Innerwear is no longer a product of necessity but even a lifestyle marker. While the industry only has five major players - Lux, Amul, VIP, Chromozome and Jockey, — in the organised sector, there is still potential for them to tap the untapped consumer who is fickle and changes products as and when...

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/18/Realme_smartphone.jpg?itok=Eu9_AxyP
Grapes Digital wins communication mandate for Realme smartphone

Marketing agency Grapes Digital has bagged the strategic communication mandate for Realme, following a successful multi agency pitch. The agency has been entrusted with the task to activate and manage the entire communication strategy and reputation of Realme and elevate the brands presence to...

MAM Media and Advertising Account
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2018/09/17/suicide.jpg?itok=TB7Ja1fb
Give Subtitles to ‘Suicide’, a step to combat rising suicide numbers

With the aim to highlight this issue and mark ‘World Suicide Prevention Month’, Suicide Prevention India Foundation, an NGO creating awareness about suicide prevention and WATConsult, the digital and social media agency from Dentsu Aegis Network, launched a campaign, ‘#GiveSubtitlesToSuicide’.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories