Omnicom Media Group appointed Kartik Sharma as CEO for India. He was previously CEO for South Asia at GroupM's Wavemaker, which announced Ajay Gupte as his successor yesterday.
Sharma will work with Priti Murthy, CEO of OMD India, and Jyoti Bansal, CEO of PHD India.
“A revered leader with an impressive track record, I am thrilled that Kartik has joined us," Tony Harradine, CEO of Omnicom Media Group Asia-Pacific, said in a release. "I have the utmost confidence in his ability to steer our business to even greater heights in one of the most important markets in Asia.”
In a career spanning 25 years Sharma has also worked with Mindshare, Lintas and Madison Media.
He replaces Harish Shriyan.