Shavon Barua has stepped down from Havas Worlwide as President, West & South (India), confirm industry sources.
Barua was promoted from Director of Mumbai to the newly created position of President, West & South of Havas Worlwide (India) in 2011. She has been leading Havas (formerly known as Euro RSCG) Mumbai office since January 2010 – during which time she has built strong relationships with clients, grown substantial revenue and built a talented and enthusiastic team. This was her second stint at Havas Worlwide; she was previously in the Delhi office running the Reckitt Benckiser business.
Barua leverages over nearly two decades of industry experience, and has worked on various global brands like Pepsi, Nestle, Colgate, Palmolive and Lakme Lever (Unilever) at various agencies such as JWT, Publicis, Y&R, and SSC&B Lintas.