Mindshare has recently brought in Kavitha Srinivasan as partner – client Leadership in Chennai. This is Srinivasan’s second stint with Mindshare, and her mandate is to spearhead and strengthen the South operations, which includes the work coming out of the Chennai, Kerala and Andhra Pradesh offices. She will report to Chirantan Chandran, principal partner, client leadership, Mindshare South & East.
Srinivasan was last with OMD Chennai as general manager where she was handling brands such as Renault, Henkel, Roca, Venus, Lotte, Pudhiya Thalaimurai and Sify for slightly over a year. Srinivasan brings with her over a decade and a half of experience in the media industry. Prior to joining OMD, she had worked with TME, Lodestar and Mindshare Chennai and had been handling accounts such as Club Mahindra, Indian Terrain, Stylz Spa and TTK-LIG, Sun DTH, Kirtilals, Tulsyan NEC and Ananda Vikatan, Ford and TTK Healthcare amongst others.
On re-joining Mindshare, she said, “I'm happy to be joining at a time when there is a sense of renewed energy at Mindshare Chennai. The agency is on a roll and I am excited about being a part of this growth trajectory and working with the great team that we have in this market."
On the appointment, R Gowthaman, leader, Mindshare South Asia, said, “Kavitha coming back on board is another step towards bringing quality talent to strengthen the senior leadership team in the South. The requirements of some of our clients in Chennai are deeply rooted in the market and its culture. Since Kavitha has a strong understanding of the market and the Mindshare system, we are hoping to culturally connect with local consumers and bring value to local advertisers at the same time."