Shan Jain has joined Publicis Media India as Head of it Business transformation Practice. Jain’s last stint was with GroupM, as Principal Partner, Client Leadership at Mindshare.
Jain comes with more than twenty four years of rich and diverse experience across Media, Account Planning, Strategy and Account management and has worked with Mindshare, RK Swamy BBDO, The Media Edge, FCB Ulka, Lowe, McCann and Ogilvy. Some of the key clients she has led and contributed to are HUL Personal Care, HUL Foods and beverage, GSK, ITC, Maruti and Gillete. She is passionate about brands and consumer journeys and has to her credit multiple awards including Spikes and Festival of Media Asia and Festival of Media Global. While it is a national role, she will be based out of Gurgaon.
Anupriya Acharya, Publicis Media India CEO says, “We all know it - we are right in the beginning of a new industrial revolution. The 4th industrial revolution. Industry 4.0 is altering the way in which people live, work, and connect with one another unlike any other revolution before it. More than “We live in interesting times”, today it is more like “we live in exponential times”. Change is occurring in every industry and this is creating a seismic shift in the lives of consumers and businesses alike. Marketers need a new model for success. This is where Business Transformation Practice of Publicis Media fits in. It unlocks growth by re-engineering our client’s customer experience through a combination of talent and technology. Shan was the perfect choice to lead this given her in-depth experience across diverse businesses and consumer segments. We are delighted to have her on board. She will be supported by Gautham Ram Pingaliin this area who himself has a great experience around technology and its far-reaching impact on clients businesses. He also continues to lead the Content Practice in PM India.”
Commenting on her new role Jain said, “I am most excited to be on board at Publicis Media, in such a meaningful role. The excellent data, analytics and tech support that I can lean on within the group as well as the extended expertise for Publicis.Sapient puts us in a very advantageous position in the market to strike these conversations with clients.”