Havas Worldwide, a leading integrated marketing communications agency, has brought on board Divya Uttam as Vice President and Business Head – Digital of its Gurgaon operations. In her new role, Divya will lead and drive the growth of digital in the city. She will also partner Pradeep Nair, General Manager – Digital and head of Havas Worldwide, Bangalore in advising the agency’s Management Committee on digital acceleration and innovation.
Divya joins from Razorfish and brings on board 10 years of experience in leading Fortune 500 brands through digital transformation by planning and executing their strategies across mobile, social media and innovative technology-based solutions.
Divya has partnered brands like Samsung, Dettol, Jaquar, Aviva, 7UP, DHL, Johnson’s Baby, Wrigley’s, Dell, Nissan and Volkswagen. She has a haul of awards to her credit too, including at the Spikes, DMAi, Asia Digital Marketing Awards etc. She was also, in 2014, listed among the Top 30 Under 30 by Impact magazine - a list of 'future leaders of creative and media agencies'.
Says Nirmalya Sen, Chief Executive Officer, Havas Worldwide India on Divya’s appointment – “I have great pleasure in welcoming Divya into the Havas Worldwide family. Digital is not a division or a separate company at Havas. It lies at the heart of the agency. And therefore, it was critical we found a sharp digital strategist with the hunger of a business lead for this role. Divya fits this requirement perfectly.”
Divya says – “I am honored to be given the opportunity to lead the digital mandate for Havas Worldwide, Gurgaon. I have closely followed the agency’s inspiring creative work in India and globally and am really excited to be a part of a team that is driven by its resolve to be ‘always in Beta’. I look forward to delivering cutting edge, innovative and meaningful work for our clients aimed at delivering high ROI.”