To leverage its strength in India, R&PM:Edelman has announced a new leadership team. Amit Misra, a professional of 15 years standing who joined the company from October 1, will head operations in Delhi, while Ophira Samuel-Bhatia, who has been with the company for 13 years, will now head the operations in Mumbai.
Roma Pereira-Talwar, a professional of 19 years’ experience, will be Director - National Lifestyle and Healthcare Practices; Sachin Talwar, who has spent 17 years with the company, has been appointed Director - National Corporate Practice, while Allwyn Fernandes has been appointed Director - Social Engagement in addition to his role as Director - Media Practice. All will report to Roger CB Pereira, CEO and Managing Director.
In a press note issued by R&PM:Edelman, Alan VanderMolen, President, Asia Pacific, said, “In the four years since we have entered the market, Edelman has invested in our people and in our operations. These appointments underscore those investments and strengthen our foundation for accelerated growth in the coming years.”
Pereira said, “Our company has completed 21 years this year. Over these years, we’ve had the opportunity of partnering global and Indian icons to create meaningful business outcomes using creative communications strategies. We expect the next 21 years to be even more rewarding with the new leadership team in place.”