Kunal Jamuar rejoins Havas Media as Managing Partner
Dated: February 23, 2016
Kunal Jamuar has rejoined the group as Managing Partner, Havas Media, West & South. He was earlier with the group as Executive Director-West and is back in the country following a stint handling the West and Central African markets as Chief Planning Officer, mediaReach OMD. Jamuar is a seasoned media professional having worked across many leading agencies in senior positions.
The group has also appointed Chanchal Shaktawat as Vice-President Planning, West. She was earlier General Manager at OMD. Having worked with leading agencies like OMD, Allied, Mindshare Fulcrum and Carat, her brand experience portfolio includes Nissan, Toyota, Standard Chartered Bank, Unilever, Future Group, Medimix, amongst others.
Speaking on the appointments, Anita Nayyar, CEO, Havas Media Group, India & South Asia, said, “We have had a great 2015 and aspire to have a greater 2016. Kunal has the rare blend of leadership, knowledge and relationship management. We are very glad to have him back. Chanchal too comes with rich experience and is a high performance diligent professional. The mandate for the team is to consolidate and grow the Western operations which I’m sure they will successfully achieve.”
“It is great to be back. India is an exciting business country today. My experience in multiple emerging markets will come into play to strengthen and expand the Havas Media operations", said Jamuar, of his new role.