Publicis has announced the appointment of Suraj Pombra as Executive Vice President for the Publicis Capital Mumbai operations. In his new role role Pombra will oversee all operations of Publicis Capital in Mumbai, while reporting in to Hemant Misra, CEO, Publicis Capital.
Pombra discovered his attitude and aptitude for advertising two decades ago. In this time, he has sharpened his instincts across a plethora of categories and stewarded many a brand, including Marico, Citibank, Kotak, Indian Oil, Bisleri, Park Hotel, Reliance Infrastructure, Meru, Legrand and more. Starting with Trikaya Grey in Kolkata, his tryst with advertising has taken him through DDB/Mudra, JWT, Grey again, Publicis Ambience and even the rare entrepreneurial experience of founding and running a startup agency. Having been there, done that, he returns to Publicis, a place he calls home.
Announcing his appointment, Misra said, “Suraj is a seasoned Publicis man and I am delighted to welcome him back to our fold. He will lead a large team and have responsibility for some of our marque accounts like Garnier and Sanofi. I am very confident he will quickly make his mark with the value he will bring for our clients and their business.”