Campaign India Team
Jan 21, 2020

Amaresh Godbole to move out of Digitas and join Google

Godbole was CEO of Digitas India

Amaresh Godbole will be stepping down from the position of CEO, Digitas India, in March
Amaresh Godbole will be stepping down from the position of CEO, Digitas India, in March
Digitas India CEO Amaresh Godbole is moving on to join Google India. Godbole was elevated as CEO in August 2018 from managing director. He has been with the Publicis Groupe since 2009.
 
Anupriya Acharya, CEO, Publicis Groupe South Asia, “Amaresh has been a Publicis Groupe loyalist for over a decade. He is moving on to an interesting profile and we’re all extremely happy and supportive of this next chapter in his career. We value his contributions and wish him the very best. He is with us for a couple of months, and is committed to helping us plan a smooth transition. We will announce the succession plan in due course.”
 
Godbole said, “I have nothing but gratitude for my years at Publicis Groupe and Digitas. I have had the opportunity to grow as a professional and as an individual. I doubt I would have ever considered moving out for a similar role elsewhere. I felt ready for this one because Digitas has a phenomenal leadership team in place and is now at a scale where it is self-sustaining. We’ve had our best ever performance last year." 
 
Godbole has also worked with Bates, Leo Burnett and DDB Mudra. 
 
Acharya also issued a statement about the recent exits at the agency.
 
She said, "There is a regular churn which is there in all organisations as talent seeks newer experiences - we have seen enough cases even in recent times where people move from advertising to start-ups, from media to marketing, from broadcasting to platform companies and such. And some of course to competition. That's the nature of the market today. It's unfortunate that some sections of media are trying to sensationalise routine moves. We continue to do great work, stay focussed, deliver on all fronts."
 
 
 
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Campaign India

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