It is learnt from sources close to the development that Praveen Sharma, the COO of Madison Media Plus has quit. It is also learnt that he will be replaced by Ashish Singru who moves from Microsoft, USA. Sharma was heading the Airtel business for Madison and this will now be taken over by Singru.
Sharma has been with Madison for the past six years. It is not known where he is slated to join next though speculation is rife that he would be joining Google based in India. None of the officials from Madison were available to confirm the developments.
Prior to Madison Sharma was with Mediaedge: CIA. A MICA graduate, he started his career with Rediffusion Y&R where he worked on account like Colgate Palmolive. Then he moved to Initiative Media – the media buying division of Lowe Lintas, in Delhi in 1998, where his key role included handling Maruti and ITC accounts. He then moved to Zenith Media.