JWT India has appointed Mohit Hira as SVP and Regional Business Director. He will be based in Delhi. A Creative Director-turned-netvangelist and with a career spanning 26-years, Hira brings in diverse experience in Advertising, Marketing, Print and Digital Media.
“Mohit’s proficiency in creative, content and strategic planning skills and his experience as a brand custodian will work towards creating a great value proposition for our clients. His strong creative and digital capabilities make Mohit a great asset for JWT,” said Colvyn Harris, CEO, JWT South Asia.
Hira, who joined from NIIT, was the President of the B2C global online learning business, www.training.com, which he started. He was Chief Marketing Officer for their retail individual training businesses and NIIT University.
He has also worked with The Times of India Group at very senior positions. He started as Vice President, Brands for The Economic Times, Delhi, and Navbharat Times and later went on to become the Director of Times Internet, where he was the brand custodian for the publication group’s website, www.indiatimes.com, and was responsible for incubation, marketing and usability of its portals.
Before joining the corporate world, Hira was with Contract Advertising (Kolkata and Delhi) and DDB Needham (Oman), where he had creative, account planning and business responsibilities.
He was listed among India’s Top 50 CMOs by IBM and Paul Writer earlier this year; he is also actively involved with the digital eco-system and mentors startups.