VivaKi Exchange has announced the elevation of Mona Jain to the newly created position of Chief Executive Officer. In her new role, Jain will continue to report to Ambika Srivastava, Chairperson – VivaKi Exchange. Prior to this development, Jain had held the position of Chief Operating Officer at VivaKi Exchange.
Steve King, Global CEO, ZenithOptimedia, is very “happy” with the growth of the agency in India, which despite its late entry, is already amongst the top five markets for ZO. The agency’s agenda ahead may include making Optimedia a separate brand in India, but King tells exchange4media that priority at present is investing further in India and focussing on client relationships and talent.
Starcom MediaVest Group has announced the launch of a new out of home agency ‘Vector’. The agency would be headed by Sriram Iyer, who will be its Chief Operating Officer. Vector will be headquartered in Mumbai and operate as a division of Starcom MediaVest Group, with operations in all the metros. Iyer will work under the leadership of Sanjay Shah, CEO, Vector.
Ambika Srivastava, Chairperson, VivaKi Exchange India, has announced a number of senior management appointments and operational changes for the region, all to be effective immediately. The VivaKi Exchange will be lead by Mona Jain as COO. Till recently, Jain was India Head – Strategic Investments.
ZenithOptimedia India has appointed Dnyanada Chaudhari as Managing Director for West and South. Chaudhari joins from Hindustan Unilever Ltd where she was Head-Media Services India. She took harge on January 13, 2010 and reports to Satyajit Sen, the CEO of ZenithOptimedia India.