Campaign India Team
Jan 30, 2020

Omnicom Media Group names new India CEO

Kartik Sharma's departure from Wavemaker was announced yesterday.

Kartik Sharma
Kartik Sharma

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.

Source:
Campaign India

Related Articles

Just Published

5 hours ago

Tech On Me: Is Apple renewing its focus on ...

In a busy tech week, Apple unveils new ad tools, Oracle exits from ad tech, Amazon makes a big Taiwan bet, and Musk launches a war on Apple devices, and other weekly highlights.

6 hours ago

Campaign Global Agency of the Year Awards 2023: ...

New Zealand's Special repeats as Creative Agency of the Year while The Weber Shandwick Collective was named Asia Pacific Network of the Year.

7 hours ago

Agency Report Cards 2023: We grade 31 APAC networks

Campaign Asia-Pacific presents its 21st annual evaluation of APAC agency networks based on their 2023 business performance, innovation, creative output, awards, action on DEI and sustainability, and leadership.

7 hours ago

Agency Report Card 2023: Publicis Media

Starcom shone brightly for Publicis Media agency in 2023, and the Groupe decision to award staff bonuses was well received.