Havas Worldwide India has appointed Jaibeer Ahmad as managing partner – North.
He will be responsible for further strengthening and supporting the creative offering of Havas Worldwide India. He will be based out of Gurugram and will oversee the agency’s North India operations.
Ahmad joins from Cheil Worldwide, where he was senior vice president, head.
He will work with Bobby Pawar, chairman and CCO, Havas Group India, Anupama Ramaswamy, CCO and Manas Lahiri, managing director, Havas Worldwide India.
Rana Barua, group CEO, Havas Group India, said, “I welcome Jaibeer to the Havas
family. I am certain with his vast experience, he will add tremendous value to the
agency’s transformational journey.”
Lahiri added, “I’ve known Jaibeer for years now and his deep understanding of
advertising and rich experience of building great brands will help us further solidify
the creative offerings of Havas Worldwide India.”
Ahmad said, “These are exciting times at Havas Worldwide India. The agency is completely future-ready, and the Havas Village proposition has helped to successfully demonstrate integration across the group. Furthermore, with their strategic and creative vision, Rana and Bobby have set the agency on an enviable growth trajectory. I’m excited to collaborate with Manas and Anupama and contribute to the group’s extraordinary growth story.”
With over 22 years of experience, he has also worked with companies like J Walter Thompson, Saatchi & Saatchi, Rediffusion Y&R and Samsung Electronics, among others.