Publicis Media announced the creation of a ‘next generation’ board, made up of future leaders across the agency, who will help the network advance its transformation agenda.
Working with Publicis Media’s global executive group, the board will look at medium and long-term goals around transformation, talent and employee engagement. The board will also seek to bridge the gap between current and future leaders.
Each board consists of eight to 15 employees across 15 markets—including Singapore, India, Australia and China—with diverse skill sets. Representatives from each local board will meet four times a year to discuss global objectives.
The first such meeting took place earlier this month, with plans in motion to act on the board’s proposal to use new mobile technologies to improve communication across the agency’s global talent.
“Our next generation of leaders are the future of this company,” said Steve King, Publicis Media CEO. “It is vital that they play a significant role in creating Publicis Media’s future, from both a talent and client perspective.”
Anupriya Acharya, CEO, Publicis Media India, said, “The next generation board infuses fresh thinking into the organisation and brings forward proposals and opportunities that are truly creative, innovative, collaborative and path-breaking. The Publicis premise of ‘Power Of One.’ resonates through this landmark initiative which cuts through regions, markets and boundaries.”
Tanushree Radhakrishnan, managing partner, Performics.Resultrix, added, “It was an absolutely brilliant and enriching experience to collaborate with the sharpest minds from 15 countries and work on the organisational challenges. It was exciting that I could actually present my thoughts to the Global Executive Group and work towards bringing a real change at a local and global level. I am honoured to be a part of the very first Next Generation Board and I am really looking forward to the implementation of our proposal.”