S Yesudas has stepped down as Managing Director, Indian sub-continent, Vizeum (Dentsu Aegis Network Company). “Yes, I have decided to pursue my passion on the areas of content and analytics, either within or outside the group. Various discussions are going on currently. We will send you an official Press Release,” said Yesudas, confirming the news to e4m.
Yesudas has been in the media business for over two decades spending time in India and overseas with companies like Grey Worldwide, Lintas/Initiative Media, R K Swamy BBDO/Media Direction. He is currently the Managing Director – Indian Subcontinent at Vizeum, a Dentsu Aegis Network company. Interestingly, he was Vizeum’s first employee and built it to a successful position with 55 employees currently within four years.
He was on the jury for the Festival of Media Asia, 2013, Spikes Asia 2014; Emvies; Impact top 30 under 30 and is a continuing jury member at the Indian Ad Club for the Media Abbys since 2003 and Outdoor Association’s outdoor awards since 2005. He sat on the media committee of Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Media forum of AAA of I as well the joint IBF-AAAI Body. He is also a managing committee member of the Ad Club and member of International Advertising Association.
Vizeum has also enjoyed many industry recognitions under his leadership including Emvies; Abbys at Goa Fest; Asian Customer Engagement Forum; Big Bang; Golden Mikes Agency of the Year; short list at Festival of Media and AMES 2015.