Global integrated marketing communications agency, Grey Group, has appointed Sujit Sen as Chief Financial Officer for its South Asia operations covering India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. Sen assumes his new role with immediate effect.
Sen has been with the Grey family for over 20 years since 1991, when he joined Grey at its Kolkata office as an accounts manager. He has worked very closely with Vinod Prabhakar since coming on board the Grey Mumbai team in 1996 as the Group Head for accounts. He was in charge of all commercial and accounting functions for all five branches and divisions in India. In 2000, he was promoted to General Manager, where he spearheaded the implementation of global commercial systems and procedures.
In 2006, Sen was appointed as VP and Financial Controller for Grey Group India and subsequently in 2011, made Senior VP and Financial Controller, where he was in charge of commercial, financial and accounting for India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Most recently, he was Regional Client Finance Director, tasked with the stewardship, compliance and commercial aspects for Procter & Gamble, Asia Pacific and the lead client contact for all financial matters related to the account.
From his base in Mumbai, Sen in his new role reports to Loh Wei Ping, CFO, Grey Group Asia Pacific, and Jishnu Sen, President and CEO, Grey Group India.
Commenting on the development, Nirvik Singh, Chairman and CEO, Grey Group Asia Pacific, said, “The baton has now been passed to the very capable hands of Sujit, who I know will do an excellent job.”