iProspect India, the digital agency from Dentsu Aegis Network, has appointed Soham Bhagnari as Associate Vice President (AVP) – Business Development. He will drive business expansion across the West region and operate out of Mumbai, reporting to Brijesh Munyal, Executive Vice President - Operations at iProspect India.
Bhagnari’s strong 10-year industry experience will augment the company’s development strategy. Moreover, it will boost efforts of winning digital mandates from client sectors that go beyond the company’s forte and venture into new business territories.
Prior to iProspect India, Bhagnari worked with Clique for five years as Director – Digital and Group M’s Mindshare in Mumbai. Before shifting base to Mumbai, he spent the first four years of his career in Dubai, with stints at Wunderman and the Omnicom Group. He has also worked across varied sectors such as banking, education, auto, entertainment, luggage and web publications.
Commenting on the new appointment, Vivek Bhargava, CEO, iProspect India, said, “We’re absolutely thrilled to have Soham join the iProspect family. He’s poised to play an integral role in our overall business growth plans and his high proficiency is sure to add immense value to the organisation. I’m positive that he will work hand in glove with rest of the leadership and reap great results, his experience beyond the Indian market is icing on the cake. We’re geared up to scale, especially in terms of the numbers and nature of our clientele – this is the start of exciting times ahead.”
Speaking about his new role, Bhagnari said, “I’m delighted to start my new innings at iProspect India and look forward to work with some of the top minds in the industry. I love new challenges – it’s what keeps me going. I hope to consistently deliver digital creative solutions that are loved by brands and audience alike. We’ve started taking steps in the right direction by building and investing in capabilities like video story-telling, content and creative to complement our existing performance and media buying capabilities. The larger picture is to make them cornerstones of our growth. Post spending over 10 years in various facets of a continuously evolving medium, I understand the demands of the industry and its penchant for change.”
Bhagnari is supported by Krishna Mothey (AVP – New Business) from Mumbai.