Madison PR has appointed Paresh Chaudhry as chief executive officer. Chaudhry will replace Veena Gidwani, who retires on 30 June.
Chaudhry joins Madison PR from Reliance Industries, where he was group president, corporate communications. He has also worked with Unilever South Asia.
On the appointment, Sam Balsara, chairman and managing director, Madison World, said, “I am delighted to have Paresh join us. His cross client category and cross country experience should help him add great value to our FMCG clients. Veena has done a wonderful job in building Madison PR into a specialist brand PR consultancy and meeting the professional needs of our over 40 clients in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Pune and I wish her a very happy and fulfilling life ahead”.
Chaudhry added, “I am delighted with the opportunity to work with Madison PR, that has carved out a distinct and distinguished niche within the industry and is known for its strong values and relationships with some of the best known companies in corporate India. I look forward to working with Sam and his team of professionals to take Madison PR to the next level.”