SMG (Starcom MediaVest Group) has announced a senior management changes in its Delhi operations. Three senior officers -- Tarun Nigam, Sulina Menon and Sriram Sharma -- have been given new roles as part of the restructuring. The changes are in line with SMG’s philosophy of providing senior executives with newer growth opportunities.
Tarun Nigam, Executive Director Starcom North, is moving to a role with VivaKi Exchange by January 2013. In the past six years with the organisation, Nigam has handled critical roles such as Delhi head and National Director Business Impact for SMG India. He is currently in the process of transitioning from the SMG role to a full time role with the group outfit VivaKi. In his new role, Nigam will report to VivaKi Exchange CEO Mona Jain.
Sulina Menon, Executive Director and Head of Team Samsung and Dabur will be taking charge of Nigam’s client portfolio in Delhi, in addition to overseeing the Dabur account. Menon has been instrumental in scaling up Starcom’s services on Samsung over the past couple of years. This year the agency won various awards for Samsung.
Sriram Sharma, Vice President Starcom South is moving to Delhi to Head Team Samsung. Sharma has played a key role in developing Starcom Bangalore and Chennai. There would be a three-month overlap between Menon and Sharma on Samsung, before they take independent charge of their roles in January 2013.
In their new roles, both Menon and Sharma will report to SMG India CEO Malli CR.
In a prepared statement, Malli CR, CEO, SMG India said, “After a good run in the past two years, we are gearing up for an even more action-packed future. Tarun, Sulina and Sriram have done exceedingly well in their respective assignments and have been great ambassadors of SMG. Their new roles with enlarged responsibilities are a testament to their performance. We wish them the very best in their new assignments.”