Publicis Groupe India announced the elevation of Roopesh Pujari as chief technology officer.
The appointment is effective January 2022. Pujari had joined Publicis Media in 2019 as head of technology.
He will work with the Indian leadership team and his mandate is to bring in stronger cohesion of specialised teams across the group agencies and practices that sharpen client success.
Anupriya Acharya, CEO, Publicis Groupe South Asia said, “Given the rapidly evolving landscape around 5G, Web 3.0, Metaverse, NFTs, Blockchain, Crypto and the like, technology roadmap is central to the success of any business. The new role will aid us in futureproofing our organisation as well as enabling the right support to client strategies. And Roopesh not only brings the right experience and competence but comes in with an exemplary track-record from within our organisation.”
Pujari said, “Technology is the bedrock of all growth. Over the last years, we have invested strongly in the technology capabilities across the Groupe, and I am excited to take on this opportunity that allows us to scale up tech solutions across the Groupe – from creative to content to media to experiences! With such a vast canvas I believe we will also become a super-attractive employer for talented individuals looking for true variety in exposure and experience.”