Havas Group Indonesia has announced the appointment of Satyajit Sen as CEO for Havas Media. Sen moves from Samsung India where he was vice president - media management.
At Havas, he will report to Vishnu Mohan, chairman and CEO Havas Group, SEA, India and North Asia.
Mohan said, “Satyajit’s proven expertise in delivering value across the spectrum of media services encompassing digital, content and data coupled with extremely strong leadership skills will build on what we have already achieved in Indonesia, which has a strong portfolio of media clients like Indofood, Grab, and Godrej and take Havas Indonesia forward in its next phase of growth and expansion. His experience encompassing both brand and agency will be a huge advantage in a critical market like Indonesia. I am delighted to welcome Satyajit to the Havas family and I am confident that he will propel Havas Indonesia in its next phase of evolution.”
In a career spanning 29 years, Sen has also worked with Zenith, MediaCom, Maxus, Initiative and Ogilvy.
He said, “This is an interesting opportunity in changing and challenging times. Havas has been a pioneer in integration with its village model of organisational structure and this multi-dimensional approach to marketing and advertising is exactly what clients are looking for. I am extremely excited to be a part of Havas Group’s futuristic agency model and looking forward to working with the team to start a new chapter for Havas Media in Indonesia."
Sen’s appointment is effective immediately and he is based in Jakarta.