Prasanth Kumar was on 1 February 2015 appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MindShare APAC South Asia with effect from 1 March 2015. He will succeed the current CEO Ravi Rao.
Prasanth Kumar will report to Srinivas, CEO of GroupM South Asia and Gowthaman Ragothaman, COO of MindShare Asia Pacific.
He is currently the head of GroupM's Central Trading Group and is a member of GroupM's South Asia executive committee. Earlier, Kumar has worked with PepsiCo, The Hindu and Rediffusion Mumbai before joining GroupM.
• Mindshare is a global media agency and is a part of GroupM, which oversees the media investment management sector for WPP, the world’s leading communications services group.
• It has network of more than 7000 employees in 116 offices across 86 countries spread throughout North America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.
• Each office is dedicated to forging competitive marketing advantage for businesses and their brands based on the values of speed, teamwork and provocation.
Who: Prasanth Kumar
When: 1 February 2015