Span Communications ropes in Asad Jamal as COO, Media

Span Communications ropes in Asad Jamal as COO, Media

Author | Preeti Hoon | Friday, Jan 21,2011 7:43 AM

Span Communications ropes in Asad Jamal as COO, Media

Asad Jamal has been recently appointed as Chief Operating Officer, Media, at Span Communications India. His last assignment was with GroupM MEC, where he was Business Director.

Confirming Jamal’s appointment, Naresh Kheterpal, Chief Executive Officer, Span Communications India, said, “Asad has a rich experience in media management and planning and across the several high budget brands and corporates of the country. We want him to use this brand and advertising experience to lead Span Communications. We at Span Communications believe that clients should get value for money, and Asad, with his experience, would be able to do so.”

Jamal will be based in Delhi and will report to Kheterpal. He will be in charge of the overall media business and his job will primarily be to expand the business and operations and take care of all the clients that the agency is handling.

“I am excited to take on this role. Span is a fast growing agency, which handles creatives and media under one roof. My current role will be expanding business and working in sync with the creative department, which will add to enriching my career further. I look forward to a long term association with Span Communications,” Jamal told exchange4media.

He has worked with brands such as LG India Ltd, Samsung and Sony Electronics. He has also handled lifestyle and consumer brands like Mother Dairy, Tag Heuer Watches and Benetton. Jamal had started his career with Chaitra Leo Burnett and has also been associated with Triton Communications, FCB Ulka Advertising, Starcom Worldwide and MPG.

In the recent past, Span Communications has won the accounts of IndiaBulls and GFive Mobile handsets.

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