Euro RSCG has announced the new management team at Euro RSCG India, promoting Sushant Panda from Director, Delhi to the role of Managing Partner and CEO of Euro RSCG India. Also stepping up is Satbir Singh from Chief Creative Officer to Managing Partner and CCO of Euro RSCG India. Shavon Barua is being promoted from Director of Mumbai to the newly created position of President, West & South of Euro RSCG India.
The changes are effective immediately.
In a prepared statement, Juan Rocamora, Chairman, Euro RSCG Asia Pacific, said, “Between Satbir, Sushant and Shavon we have brilliant talent that are poised to step up and lead us on our next phase of growth. During their time with us, Satbir and Sushant have worked closely as partners and we look forward to carrying this energy on to the next level. In the past two years we have doubled in growth in India and our aim is to continue to outpace market-growth.”
Panda has over two decades of experience, having worked across Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore as well as a stint in Colombo. Over the course of his career, Panda has worked at agencies such as Trikaya Grey, JWT, TBWA, Bates and has been at the helm of Euro RSCG Delhi for five years.
Singh joined Euro RSCG six years ago first as ECD of the Delhi office. Following a series of successes on the creative front and a string of new business wins, he was promoted to ECD then CCO of India. Having worked at Trikaya, Leo Burnett, Contract, Equus, Ulka and Ogilvy, Singh has worked on nearly every product category during his career and is widely recognised for his role developing the acclaimed Incredible India campaign.
Barua has been leading the Euro RSCG Mumbai office since January 2010 – during which time she has built strong relationships with clients, grown substantial revenue and built a talented and enthusiastic team. This is her second stint at Euro RSCG; she was previously in the Delhi office running the Reckitt Benckiser business – one of Euro RSCG’s largest global accounts. She brings over 15 years of experience to the role and has led major global brands like Pepsi, Nestle, Colgate, Palmolive and Lakme Lever (Unilever) at various agencies such as JWT, Publicis, Y&R, and SSC&B Lintas.