Campaign India Team
May 17, 2024

Havas Media Network India announces new chief operating officers

Senior executives Uday Mohan and R. Venkatasubramanian have been appointed to key roles as COOs for Havas Media India and Havas Play, respectively.

Uday Mohan (left) and R. Venkatasubramanian.
Uday Mohan (left) and R. Venkatasubramanian.

Havas Media Network India, the specialised media division under Havas India, has promoted two of its senior leaders.

Uday Mohan has been appointed as the chief operating officer of Havas Media India, and R. Venkatasubramanian will serve as the chief operating officer of Havas Play, both continuing under the guidance of Mohit Joshi, CEO of Havas Media Network India.

Mohan brings over twenty years of media industry experience to his new role as COO, having significantly contributed to the growth and success of Havas Media India for more than 16 years. His leadership has been crucial in acquiring major clients and driving innovative practices across various sectors.

Venkatasubramanian has been instrumental in developing the specialized division since its inception last year, enhancing its footprint in the competitive arenas of Sports, Content, and Entertainment.

Rana Barua, group CEO of Havas India for South East Asia and North Asia, expressed confidence in the new appointments, noting their pivotal roles in the agency’s growth and success. "Uday and Venkat's elevations come at an important juncture for Havas Media Network India, as the agency experiences remarkable growth. Their strategic prowess and dedication have been instrumental in driving our agency's success over the years and their elevation reflects our confidence in their vision and ability to continue fostering innovation, collaboration, and client satisfaction. I wish them all the best.”

"With Uday and Venkat at the helm of their respective business divisions, Havas Media Network India has made significant strides, evident in the agency's expanded client portfolio, new acquisitions, and strategic partnerships. Leaders like them are key to our goal of making media meaningful for our clients and the industry at large as their exceptional industry acumen is pivotal in leading a team as diverse as ours. I extend my sincerest congratulations to Uday and Venkat on their new roles and look forward to our continued trajectory of growth and success together,” added Joshi, CEO of Havas Media Network India.

Havas India encompasses a broad network of agencies and divisions, continuing to expand and innovate within the media, creative, and health sectors, securing a reputation as a growth-focused and agency network.

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