GroupM, a leading media planning and investment conglomerate, has appointed Vandana Tilwani as Head – Talent Acquisition and Performance, India. Tilwani will report in to Gaurav Hirey, Chief Talent Officer, GroupM South Asia, and will be based out of Mumbai.
With over 17 years of experience, Tilwani has worked in the BPO/KPO, media publishing, service and hospitality industry as HR generalist. Prior to joining GroupM, Tilwani was heading the HR function at Condé Nast, India. She has worked with leading companies such as Wipro, Ugam Solutions, Sitel India, WNS Global Service, Hilton Mumbai and Condé Nast India.
“As we leap into a challenging and exciting media environment, GroupM is making large investments in what matters the most -- our people. The talent function takes a new direction at GroupM in 2015. We are delighted to welcome Vandana on board, who brings with her a wealth of not just domain knowledge on human resourcing, but functions in the media industry as well. Coupled with her appreciation for the changes technology brings to this function, we look forward to building a strong acquisition and performance team at GroupM,” said Hirey.
Tilwani said, “I am thrilled to be a part of India's biggest and best media agency with strong HR principles. There are huge opportunities for our businesses to realise the benefits of managing talent. I am looking forward to providing motivation to our employees to achieve their aims.”
GroupM is a leading global media investment management operation. It serves as the parent company to WPP Media Agencies, including Mindshare, Maxus, MEC, MediaCom and Motivator in India.