MSLGroup ropes in Amit Misra to head public affairs practice

Misra was MD at Zeno Group; Rekha Rao roped in as GM - Mumbai, 20:20 MSL

Oct 23, 2013 04:01:00 PM | Article | Campaign India Team

MSLGroup has announced the appointment of Amit Misra as executive vice president and director - public affairs. He will head Delhi operations for MSLGroup and lead the public affairs practice nationally.

In another appointment, the agency has roped in Rekha Rao from Weber Shandwick as general manager of 20:20 MSL in Mumbai. Rao will report to Ian Sequeira, SVP, 20:20 MSL.

Jaideep Shergill, CEO India, MSLGROUP, said, “We warmly welcome Amit and Rekha to our family and eagerly look forward to their contribution in helping us grow in both reputation and expertise. Each of them comes with capabilities necessary to provide the more value-adding, strategic and content centric offerings that our clients increasingly are looking for in India. MSLGroup is a people-centric agency. We invest in our talent by giving them exceptional opportunities to work on exciting client engagements, attend world class training and pursue an international career. We see that this is appreciated: never before have we had so many of the industry’s top talent wanting to join MSLGroup - Misra and Rao are very notable examples.”

Misra has over18 years of experience. Before joining MSLGroup, he was managing director of Zeno Group, an Edelman Group Company.

Rao moves from Weber Shandwick. She has 12 years of experience and has worked at Leo Burnett, Lowe and Triton in past assignments.

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