MediaCom has announced the appointment of Divya Gururaj, currently Managing Director of MediaCom India, as head of South and Southeast Asia.
Reporting to Asia Pacific CEO Alex Crowther, Gururaj will be helping markets drive growth with business planning, new business, investment plans and day to day operations.
Crowther said that Gururaj is already working on projects in Southeast Asia as part of this new responsibility. “South East Asia remains a major priority for us, bringing such a strong leader in to support me with this region is a sign of our commitment to the people and clients in these markets.”
Gururaj adds “Am looking forward to working with new countries in this region & the immense opportunities they present. MediaCom is on a roll & I am excited about being a part of this growth trajectory & working with some really great teams we have across markets.
Prior to becoming MD of MediaCom India, Gururaj had a long stint at MindShare where she was General Manager Mumbai. Before that she was with JWT, having started her career client-side with Blowplast.
Debraj Tripathy, currently Chief Operating Officer at MediaCom India will take over as Managing Director reporting to the Board. MediaCom India is a Joint Venture with Sam Balsara of Madison Media & WPP Group plc. MediaCom, is the fastest growing media agency in the country (RECMA Sep 2010) recently adding MakeMyTrip.com account & the digital business of Dell & Volkswagen group to its portfolio.