ZenithOptimedia India has appointed Dnyanada Chaudhari (pictured) as managing director for West and South. Chaudhari's last stint was with Hindustan Unilever where she was head-media services India.
Based out of the Mumbai office, she will be responsible for the growing development of ZenithOptimedia’s operations in West and South India. Chaudhari takes over from Pavan Chandra, who now takes on responsibilities as the MD of the VivaKi Nerve Center in India.
Chaudhari will report to Satyajit Sen, the CEO of ZenithOptimedia India.
Said Sen, “Dnyanada’s wide-ranging experience across essential sectors and her commitment to ROI- encompassing ideas, intent, investment are fundamental to our growth in Mumbai and Southern India. I am confident that under her leadership we will soon match the success we have already had with our North operations.”
Said Chaudhari, “I have had the privilege of working with the sharpest minds and finest leaders in the industry and this trend continues. Ambika Srivastava and Satyajit Sen are passionate and committed to delivering thought leadership through ROI. This is an exciting opportunity for me. I am looking forward to offering my experience at the agency as well as a perspective from the clients’ side of the business to drive ROI and deliver world class value to ZenithOptimedia clients.”
“Dnyanada is the ideal candidate to build our operation both in Mumbai and the South. Her learning and experience garnered working with some of the world’s fastest selling brands is noteworthy and I am pleased that she will now be working with ZO India” said Ambika Srivastava, Chairman VivaKi Exchange and ZenithOptimedia India
Chaudhari has over 13 years of work experience in the media industry. She started her career at Lodestar where she was responsible for leading cutting edge media planning and buying. In her last role was at Hindustan Unilever Ltd, was responsible for maximizing ROI and driving competitive advantage for India’s largest advertiser through a combination of planning and buying metrics.