Arindam Sengupta has been appointed as president – West at Havas Worldwide India. He moves from Ogilvy & Mather, where he was SVP at the agency’s Mumbai office.
He fills the void created by the exit of Shavon Barua circa July/August 2015. Barua was president – West and South at the agency.
Nirmalya Sen, CEO, Havas Worldwide India, said, "I am delighted to welcome Arindam as the new leader of Havas Worldwide, Mumbai. Arindam is well known for forging great relationships with his clients and for his hunger for new business. With an equally hungry creative partner in Rayomand (Rayo) Patell, I am confident the new leadership team will play a defining role in our drive to make Havas Worldwide Mumbai the compelling new-age communications company we are in Gurgaon and elsewhere."
Sengupta said, “I’m delighted and honoured with the responsibility of running Havas Worldwide, Mumbai. Havas Worldwide, besides being an established global network with a new-age challenger mindset, is integrated to the core – an important ingredient in navigating the emerging world of the consumer. I am very excited at the prospect of working with brilliant minds like Rayo, Nima Namchu and Nirmalya to take Havas Worldwide Mumbai to itsnext level of growth.”
Sengupta, who has over 18 years of advertising experience, has worked with Lowe Lintas, DDB Mudra and TBWA in past assignments.