Anurag Gupta elevated to Chief Strategy Officer at Mudra Max

Anurag Gupta elevated to Chief Strategy Officer at Mudra Max

Author | exchange4media Mumbai Bureau | Thursday, May 13,2010 8:33 AM

Anurag Gupta elevated to Chief Strategy Officer at Mudra Max

Anurag Gupta has been elevated to Chief Strategy Officer at Mudra Max. He will continue to report to Pratap Bose, COO, Mudra Group and CEO, Mudra Max. Prior to this new appointment, Gupta was President of Strategic Initiatives & Integration. As Chief Strategy Officer, he will be in-charge of all non-media businesses of Mudra Max and will also be tasked with building on the strategic capabilities across the entire agency. He will also help integrate various changes in the new management initiatives and guide the overall Mudra Max strategy.

Gupta has 14 years of rich experience in sectors like advertising, brand management and media. He had joined Mudra Max in 2008 and during the last two years, he was responsible for setting up and strengthening the various units of Mudra Max.

Commenting on Gupta’s new role, Pratap Bose, said, “We realise that as we grow in size and capabilities, a centralised control of vision and strategy is key to focused growth deliverables. Our key challenge in the medium and long term will be to manage organisational complexities, maintain market focus, and keep our offering clearly differentiated. As CSO, Anurag will be the ‘go to’ person for all such strategic shifts and execution. He brings a unique blend of organisational planning, creativity, entrepreneurship and a deep understanding of the business to this role and is the right person to take up this challenge.”

Gupta added, “With an enviable client roster, solid financial performance across all units and a growing awards tally, we have established our presence in the market. This was just the first step. My new role will enable me to evolve Mudra Max to the next level, by bringing in fresh ideas, fresh offerings and new ways of doing business. I am thrilled about the prospects offered by this position and look forward to delivering consistent results. I firmly believe that today the Mudra Group is the best place to be if you have the passion and drive for new ideas.”

“Mudra Max is a unique offering from the Mudra Group. We firmly believe that experience and engagement will be the way to build brands in the future. Anurag is best suited to take on the role of not only developing the critical strategic framework that will integrate all of Max’s specialist units to deliver this, but also driving them to work together on a common platform, with a common vision,” said Madhukar Kamath, MD & CEO, Mudra Group.

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