Madison PR has appointed Paresh Chaudhry as CEO, who will be based in Mumbai. He is replacing Veena Gidwani, current CEO of Madison PR, who will retire on June 30, 2012.
Chaudhry has over 24 years of experience in Brand Communication & Reputation Management across industries and key global markets. He has been a business communication professional with Reliance Industries, Hindustan Unilever, Ranbaxy and Wockhardt. Chaudhry’s last assignment was as Group President - Corporate Communications, Reliance Industries, where he was reporting to Mukesh Ambani. Prior to Reliance, he was Head of Communications at HUL & Communications Leader, Unilever South Asia.
Commenting on Chaudhry’s appointment, Sam Balsara, Chairman & Managing Director, Madison World, said, “I am delighted to have Paresh join us. His cross-client category and cross-country experience should help him add great value to our FMCG clients. Veena has done a wonderful job in building Madison PR into a specialist Brand PR consultancy and meeting the professional needs of our over 40 clients in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Pune and I wish her a very happy and fulfilling life ahead.”
On joining Madison, Chaudhry said, “I am delighted with the opportunity to work with Madison PR, that has carved out a distinct and distinguished niche within the industry and is known for its strong values and relationships with some of the best known companies in Corporate India. I look forward to working with Sam and his team of professionals to take Madison PR to the next level.”
Madison PR is a 12-year old image management company specialising in innovative brand building techniques and campaigns, servicing blue chip clients like Procter & Gamble, Britannia, Godrej, Levis, Café Coffee Day, Titan Fastrack, Parle Agro and many other brands. The company has offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore and Pune.