Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) has announced a few senior management changes in Delhi. Tarun Nigam, Sulina Menon and Sriram Sharma have been given new roles as part of the restructuring. The agency informed that these changes are in keeping with SMG’s philosophy of providing their senior executives with newer opportunities to grow from time to time.
Nigam who is executive director, Starcom North, is moving to a role with VivaKi Exchange by January 2013. Nigam has been with the organisation for the past six years and has handled roles like Delhi head and national director business impact for SMG India. In his new role, Nigam will report to Mona Jain, chief executive officer, VivaKi Exchange.
Menon, executive director and head of Team Samsung and Dabur, will be taking charge of Nigam’s client portfolio in Delhi and continue to oversee the Dabur account. Menon has been credited with scaling up Starcom’s services on Samsung over the past couple of years. Sharma, vice president, Starcom South, is moving to Delhi to head Team Samsung. The agency informed that Sharma has played a key role in developing Starcom Bangalore and Chennai. Both Menon and Sharma will take independent charge of their roles in January 2013. In their new roles, they will report to Malli CR, chief executive officer, SMG India.
Malli CR said, “After a good run in the past two years, we are gearing up for an even more action packed future. Tarun, Sulina and Sriram have done exceedingly well in their respective assignments and have been great ambassadors of SMG. Their new roles with enlarged responsibilities are a testament to their performance. We wish them the very best in their new assignments.”