Havas Worldwide has named Nirmalya Sen as CEO of Havas Worldwide India. Sen will report to Juan Rocamora, chairman and CEO of Havas WW Asia Pacific.
Andrew Benett, global CEO, Havas Worldwide and Havas Creative Group, stated, “This is a timely and critical hire for Havas Worldwide India. We are bolstering our position in this important market. Our clients will quickly benefit from the value Nirmalya’s leadership brings to the agency.”
Prior to this, Sen was president of TBWA in India.
On the move, Sen said, “I am delighted and honoured to be entrusted with the care of the Havas Worldwide brand in India. Havas Worldwide’s proposition is unique: It combines the resources of a large, established global network with the innovative spirit of a young, new-age challenger brand. I’m very excited to work on growing and developing the agency's presence in India.”
With this appointment there is no change to the agency's current managment committee, which comprises of Satbir Singh, chief creative officer and managing partner; Shavon Barua, president, South and West; Sandeep Gupta, chief financial officer; and Sourav Ray, chief strategy officer, under the guidance of London-based Anish Gupta, who was appointed chairman (non executive) earlier this year.