Jishnu Sen has been elevated to the position of president and chief executive officer, Grey Group India, effective immediately. In Sen’s new role, he will continue to report to Nirvik Singh, chairman and chief executive officer, Grey Group Asia Pacific.
Sen joined Grey India four years ago as the head of its Mumbai office. In 2009, he was appointed chief operating officer of the entire Grey India operations.
According to Singh, “Jishnu is an exceptional leader. With his forward thinking, sharp mind and deep passion for the industry, I am confident he will continue to strengthen Grey Group India’s position in the marketplace. He has been instrumental to the highly positive momentum which Grey Group India enjoys today and has in the past two years, in his capacity as COO, put together a team of top-notch senior professionals who are a force to be reckoned with. With this team, Jishnu has already built a terrific new business track record which includes wins such as Reliance Communications, Ferrero, Honda and FOX International Channels, to name a few.”
Sen said, “I am excited by the possibilities that lie ahead for Grey Group India. The agency has earned a solid reputation particularly in recent times, and I stay committed to the company’s vision of delivering truly famous and effective work for our clients. I firmly believe that with Grey Group India’s formidable talent and integrated communications offering, we are well poised to continue to deliver superior results which our clients need to succeed in today’s increasingly competitive environment.”
Prior to joining Grey Group India, Sen held various positions with JWT and Y&R across India, Singapore, Hong Kong and the United States. The portfolio of brands he has worked on includes Colgate, Pepsi, Pizza Hut, ITC, GlaxoSmithKline, ESPN, STAR Sports and the Indian Army.