Omnicom Media Group has announced the elevations of Jyoti Bansal and Shavon Barua.
Bansal takes the CEO role. She had joined the agency in 2013 as MD. Barua, who joined PHD in 2015 as managing partner, has been elevated as chief client officer.
Harish Shriyan, CEO, Omnicom Media Group India, said, “With a unique leadership mix of Jyoti’s media prowess and Shavon’s creative background, PHD India has soared to incredible heights over the past few years, becoming one of India’s most acclaimed media agencies. These well-deserved promotions will ensure PHD India continues to scale new heights, as they continue to find a better way for their team, clients and partners.”
Bansal said, “Over the years, we have built a highly differentiated offering in the market, rooted in a culture of smart strategic thinking and creative innovation. From a young challenger brand in the market to winning Media Agency of the Year, the last five years have been an exhilarating journey. I look forward to continuing forging a future-ready agency, helping clients’ future-proof their businesses and working with the team to producemore industry leading work.”
Barua added, “At PHD, our missionhas always been about ‘Finding a Better Way’ to produce innovative communications solutions work for our clients. In my new capacity, I look forward to combining gamification techniques with hard-core strategic principles to spark further innovation and deliver stronger business results for our clients.’