Havas Group India brings in Anjali Gupte as CFO
Was CFO at Grey Group prior
Jun 16, 2021 07:06:00 AM | Article | Campaign India Team
Havas Group India has announced the appointment of Anjali Gupte as chief financial officer.
Gupte will be based in Mumbai and report to Rana Barua, CEO, Havas Group India and Brice Pinoncely, CFO - Apac, Havas Group.
She moves from Grey Group where she was CFO for South Asia.
Barua said, “Havas Group India is now totally integrated and has over 1,000 people working across 10 specialist agencies in three villages (Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai). We also have ambitious acquisition plans and multiple ongoing conversations for both media and creative groups. I welcome Anjali as group CFO at this crucial juncture as we stabilise operations and action our growth plans. Anjali is a highly accomplished professional with leadership and people skills that have stood her in good stead as a business partner and strategist in her previous roles.”
Gupte said, “I am delighted to join the Havas Group, which in a very short while has built a fantastic reputation and stature in the Indian advertising market. With an extremely progressive vision of growth, strong leadership, and a wide spectrum of specialist agencies ranging from creative, media, health, data, design and entertainment all under an integrated village model, this will truly be an exciting opportunity for me. I am looking forward to my role at Havas Group at such a challenging time and am confident that we will make a meaningful difference as we go forth.”
She has also worked with Thomson Reuters and is an independent director on the board of Astec LifeSciences, part of the Godrej group, where she also had a four-year long stint.