Manas Lahiri appointed General Manager, Havas Gurgaon
Lahiri's role includes getting new business, managing overall operations of Delhi branch
Published - 18-December-2018
Havas Group India has appointed Manas Lahiri as General Manager, Havas Gurgaon. His mandate includes getting new business and managing overall operations of the Delhi branch, thus leveraging Havas Group’s integrated capabilities.
With more than 16 years of experience in advertising, Lahiri has worked with a number of agencies such as Contract Advertising, McCann, Ogilvy & Mather and Creativeland Asia.
Working across various sectors, including IT, Telecom, FMCG and Auto, he has managed renowned brands like General Motors, Google, Dabur Samsung, Motorola, Lenovo, Amazon, Shell, Acer, NIIT and Reliance.
Commenting on the appointment, Rana Barua, Group CEO, Havas Group India said, “For Havas India Advertising operations in North, we needed a driven and capable leader who is not only aligned with our vision of exponential growth in terms of winning new clients, attracting versatile talent and demonstrating our integrated strength, but is equally comfortable leading a strong Havas team and our partnership with Reckitt Benckiser. In Manas, we have the perfect leader who will help me drive both mandates and make our operations stronger, more relevant both externally and internally”.
On his appointment, Lahiri said, “I am very excited to be part of the Havas India team. The concept of ‘Better Together’ truly comes to life here with our various offerings from Havas and our partnering companies from Vivendi Group. We now need to strengthen our communication solutions to local and global clients. My focus will be on driving aggressive business growth, creating exciting work for our clients and building a team that lives up to Havas’s global standards of creativity.”