Starcom MediaVest Group has promoted Sriram Sharma as the Vice President, Starcom MediaVest Group, South India. He will take over as the Head of the Chennai operations in addition to the Bangalore office. He will continue reporting to Mallikarjunadas CR, CEO, SMG India.
In another senior management appointment GV Sudha has been appointed as the Business Director, Starcom and VivaKi Exchange, Chennai. She will lead all businesses in Chennai and will report to Sriram Sharma. Sudha comes to SMG after a two-year stint with Madison. She has 14 years of experience in the media industry and has worked with organisations such as Lodestar UM, Ogilvy & Mather and Lintas.
“We are delighted to announce that Sriram Sharma has been appointed as the Vice President for South. His track record with us speaks volumes of his talent and capabilities. We are sure he will lead the southern offices successfully. As for Sudha, we are extremely happy to welcome her to the SMG family. Her experience in media will surely accelerate the growth of SMG in Chennai,” said Mallikarjunadas CR while confirming their appointments.
“I am thrilled and honoured to be given this opportunity to lead SMG in South India. My experience till now has been fabulous and I look forward to the new responsibilities,” said Sriram Sharma, while commenting on the appointment.