MPG India has appointed Soumya Sarkar as senior business director. He will report in to Kunal Jamuar, executive director, MPG, West India.
In his new role, he will be responsible for managing the planning function across all brands based in Mumbai.
Commenting on the new appointment, Mohit Joshi, managing director, MPG India, said, “We are pleased to welcome Soumya in the MPG fold. He comes with a solid background in media planning having worked with number of blue chip brands. His presence will be an asset for the Mumbai operations.”
On his appointment, Sarkar said, “I am delighted to be joining MPG. The agency has diverse and exciting brands in its portfolio across different categories and I see an enormous potential not only in the offering but the highly energised team under Kunal.”
Soumya has more than 10 years of experience in the media planning. He was most recently with MEC, where he spent two years as senior business director working with brands ranging from Nivea, Novartis, Cox & Kings to name a few .
Prior to this, he was working with Lintas Media Group as assistant vice president where he spent six years working on brands including Idea Cellular, Bajaj Auto and UTI Mutual Funds. His previous stints include Starcom, The Media Edge and Carat.
MPG India had most recently announced the appointment of Ruma Sengupta as director of strategy.