MAM

GroupM appoints Madhvi Pahwa as chief people officer, South Asia

Pahwa replaces Rohit Suri, who is moving on to explore other opportunities.

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2021/06/10/photogrid_plus_1623309009635.jpg?itok=0j0ERUDg

Mumbai: GroupM, WPP’s media investment group on Thursday appointed Madhvi Pahwa as its new chief people officer for the South Asia region (APAC). Pahwa, previously chief people officer at Mindshare APAC was promoted into the role to lead the GroupM India talent team and develop the company's talent proposition for the region. She will report to GroupM South Asia CEO, Prasanth Kumar.

In her six years as Mindshare’s APAC CPO, Pahwa led several ground-breaking initiatives in the region including, the design and rollout of Mindshare’s award-winning ‘Balance’ program in APAC. This resilience training programme won a Women Leading Change Award two years in a row (2020 & 2021) and is now being extended globally. She is also credited for bringing Mindshare’s ‘Momentum’ high potential leadership training programme to Asia and delivering numerous L&D programmes across commerce, AI, and planning.

Pahwa replaces Rohit Suri, who is moving on to explore other opportunities.

GroupM South Asia, chief executive officer, Prasanth Kumar said: “Madhvi has a proven track record of delivering innovation and education that moves the dial for the business. She is the perfect choice to lead the GroupM South Asia talent team and to lead us into the next phase of our growth. I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Rohit Suri for his commitment and efforts in helping build the talent team across South Asia. We greatly appreciate his contributions and wish him the best.”

Talking about her new role, Pahwa said: “Our employee promise has been to make Mindshare the place where you do your best work, and it has certainly been true for me. The people, priorities, and culture just come together almost magically to bring out the best in you. I am grateful and proud to be part of the GroupM network that has given me growth opportunities across multiple agencies and geographic remits spanning global, regional, and markets while supporting flexibility and personal priorities. I am super excited for the next chapter for GroupM India.”

A replacement for the role of Mindshare APAC CPO will be announced shortly, said the company.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/11/30/ruder-finn.jpg?itok=U2xrGh_3
Ruder Finn bags communications mandate for WazirX NFT Marketplace

Integrated communications consultancy Ruder Finn has been entrusted with communications mandate for WazirX NFT Marketplace - a homegrown non-fungible tokens (NFTs) marketplace.

MAM Media and Advertising Account
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/11/30/click.jpg?itok=nh5Qywq7
Optiminastic Media launches digital influencer marketing platform Click2Collab

Digital marketing agency Optiminastic Media has announced the launch of Click2Collab, a tech-based influencer marketing platform.

MAM Marketing MAM
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/11/30/dentsu-x-logo.jpg?itok=cQxfymlK
dentsu X recognised as Indian agency with ‘highest quali-points growth over 3 years’: RECMA

RECMA, the independent research firm that evaluates media agencies, has recognised dentsu X, the media agency from the house of dentsu India, as the Indian agency with the highest quali-points growth over three years.

MAM Media and Advertising AD Agencies
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/11/30/zebpay.jpg?itok=KHFeyN6g
ZebPay appoints Tarun Jain as chief financial officer

Mumbai: Homegrown crypto-asset exchange ZebPay has announced the appointment of Tarun Jain as its chief financial officer (CFO). In this role, Jain will shape the strategic and long-term financial direction of ZebPay’s business. He will work closely with the leadership team to scale the...

MAM Media and Advertising People
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/11/30/vector-team.jpg?itok=HDSRHAG0
Vector Brand Solutions announces its operating leadership team

MUMBAI : Vector Brand Solutions on Tuesday announced its operating leadership and appointed Tushar Bhatia, Ripanka Kalita and Mandar Gore to lead business, creative and strategy respectively.

MAM Marketing Brands
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/11/30/hrithik_roshan-flamingo.jpg?itok=uwMFg2Zq
Flamingo launches new ad campaign with Hrithik Roshan

Mumbai: Flamingo, the flagship consumer healthcare brand of Ascent Meditech has kickstarted a 360-degree campaign with actor Hrithik Roshan. The brand has launched three TVCs, with each TVC showcasing brand partner Hrithik Roshan using one of Flamingo's hero products – Heat Belt, Knee Cap and...

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/11/29/tute.jpg?itok=PzLSO3q7
Tute Consult partners with health & glow to lead its communications mandate

Health & glow, a homegrown beauty and personal care destination has appointed Tute Consult, an integrated communications firm as its communication partner for driving a two-fold communications strategy for B2C and B2B stakeholders.

MAM Marketing Brands
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/11/29/anushka.jpg?itok=vBrVjfDU
Anushka Sharma features in Rajnigandha Pearls’ latest TVC

Rajnigandha Pearls, a DS Group brand has launched its new TV ad campaign featuring its brand ambassador and Bollywood star Anushka Sharma. The film has been directed by Prashant Madan and produced by Show and Tell Productions Pvt Ltd.

MAM Marketing MAM
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2021/11/29/dnyaneshwar.jpg?itok=pcMo0MM5
Anand Gandhi's brand film for Vicks wins big at Creative Circle Gong Awards, Singapore

After a hiatus in 2020, the Creative Circle returned with the annual Gong Awards to celebrate creative excellence in advertising. The event held on Sunday in Singapore had set this year’s theme as Create/Change.

MAM Media and Advertising People

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories

* indicates required