Sushant Panda has resigned as CEO and managing partner at Havas WW India and is currently serving his notice period. Panda's last day at the agency will be 31 March 2014.
The agency will now be managed by a committee, comprising Satbir Singh, chief creative officer and managing partner; Shavon Barua, president, South and West; Sandeep Gupta, chief financial officer; and Sourav Ray, chief strategy officer.
Anish Gupta, who has been appointed non-executive chairman, will lead this managing committee.
Juan Rocamora, chairman, Havas WW Asia Pacific, said, “We thank Sushant for his contribution in leading Havas over the last three years of his seven-year tenure and I understand his desire to build his career outside of Havas going forward. We wish him all the best.”