Campaign India Team
Nov 25, 2016

Amrit Ahuja to head 20:20 MSL, Viju George named MD of Publicis Consultants Asia

Internal elevations to follow MSLGROUP India MD Chetan Mahajan's exit after 18 years

Ahuja (left) and Viju George
Ahuja (left) and Viju George
PR outfit MSLGROUP has announced the elevation of Amrit Ahuja, head of technology practice in Asia, as MD of 20:20 MSL effective December 2016. Ahuja has been with the company for 20 years.
 
Another agency veteran (of over 18 years) Viju George has been named MD of Publicis Consultants Asia, also effective December.
 
Publicis Consultants Asia will operate as an independent agency brand.
 
An MSLGROUP statement informed that Ahuja and Viju fill roles vacated by MD Chetan Mahajan, who is leaving the firm after 18 years.
 
Amit Misra, CEO, MSLGROUP India, said, “Amrit and Viju are fantastic colleagues with whom I have had the privilege of working over the past three-odd years. Their knowledge of the industry, market and understanding of our strategic regional and global vision are key assets that our clients value immensely. Under their leadership I see our brands growing from strength to strength.” 
 
He added, “Chetan has been a great partner and colleague. His hardwork and passion to grow the firm’s business in India has been unfaltering. We thank him for his valuable contribution and wish him the very best for his future.”
 
Glenn Osaki, president, MSLGROUP Asia, said, “2016 has been a banner year for MSLGROUP in Asia, and India has led the way as one of our top performers globally. Amit Misra’s recent appointment as India CEO has galvanised the firm nationally and fulfilled the Publicis Groupe’s vision for the 'Power of One'. Now the promotions of Amrit Ahuja and Viju George as MDs reporting directly to Amit are not only tributes to their immense talent, but also signify our commitment to a multi-brand strategy to serve the diverse needs of our clients and staff in the market.”
 
Also read:
 

 

Source:
Campaign India

Follow us

Top news, insights and analysis every weekday

Sign up for Campaign Bulletins

Related Articles

Just Published

Premium
Kwality Walls ad comes under fire for typecasting girl
Premium
1 day ago

Kwality Walls ad comes under fire for typecasting girl

The ad by consumer goods giant Hindustan Unilever is criticised on social media for typecasting a girl who successfully made her first round roti

Premium
R.I.P. Sanjit Shastri
Premium
1 day ago

R.I.P. Sanjit Shastri

The founder of Beehive Communications passed away on 21 September

Premium
Famous Innovations bags Doms' creative mandate
Premium
1 day ago

Famous Innovations bags Doms' creative mandate

Account won post a multi-agency pitch

Premium
Weekend Wrap: 22 September
Premium
1 day ago

Weekend Wrap: 22 September

In the news: Apollo Tyres, CP Plus, iCubesWire, ITW Blitz, Manforce Condoms, PG Communication