Mediaedge:cia (MEC) has appointed Manjiri Kamat as General Manager for its Mumbai and Bangalore operations. Kamat takes charge from May 4, 2009. She is currently leading the MEC operations in Malaysia and will be returning to India after three years. In her new role, Kamat will be reporting to T Gangadhar, Managing Director, MEC India.
On Kamat’s new role, Gangadhar said, “Manjiri has had a successful stint in Malaysia and we are very pleased to have on board someone of her calibre. That Manjiri already fully understands MEC and GroupM processes will be a huge advantage. We welcome her back home.”
At MEC in Malaysia, Kamat has helped the company become a Top 4 agency with a blue chip client list and nurtured a young, dynamic team. During her time working for WPP agencies in India and MEC in Malaysia, she has gained extensive experience and expertise across a range of clients, including: DeBeers, Kodak, Hutch, Tata Sky, Colgate, Citi, Mercedes-Benz, Sony Ericsson, Citi, Tesco, DHL and Singapore Airlines.
As General Manager for Mumbai and Bangalore, Kamat will be handling clients like Nivea, HDFC, Standard Life Insurance, Citi, Pidilite, Tata AIG General Insurance, DHL, Singapore Airlines, Chanel, Novartis and Accenture. She will be tasked to manage business operations and growth for both offices; quality control client relationships; spearhead new business development and ensure delivery of the integrated MEC communications planning product.