Publicis Groupe announces new leadership team in APAC to accelerate business in the region
Publicis Groupe has named Surbhi Gupta, in a newly created role as chief talent officer, Publicis Groupe South Asia and Pankaj Vasani as chief financial officer, Publicis Groupe South Asia.
Publicis Groupe also announced the creation of a Groupe Leadership Team across India and Sri Lanka with the aim to assist brands and accelerate work potential in APAC.
The team consists of both Gupta and Vasani and Anupriya Acharya, chief executive officer (CEO) of Publicis Media India and Saurabh Varma as CEO of Publicis Communications South Asia.
The leadership will work closely with Loris Nold CEO Publicis Groupe APAC who said: “South Asia is a critical region of outmost strategic importance to us. With the appointment of such a strong leadership team, we are in a unique position to continue driving The Power of One philosophy at the country level in this key market.
"Together with our recent appointments in Australia, this is a very important move as it allows us to continue driving and accelerating the exciting potential for transforming the way we work with our clients, as well as the opportunity it presents for developing and challenging our own talents.
"Having partnered with Anupriya, Saurabh, Surbhi and Pankaj, I am convinced that they’re uniquely positioned to successfully drive the Groupe forward on our behalf.”