GroupM India

GroupM India is a data centric, digitally charged marketing services conglomerate. With our seven agencies including Maxus, MEC, MediaCom, Mindshare, Motivator, mSix, Essence, and specialty services, GroupM India gives clients the advantage of global operation and learnings, along with local expertise and market insight. With our investment in data, technology and diverse talent, GroupM India aims to shape the future and transform challenges into opportunities for our clients.

Leadership

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Sameer Singh

CEO, GroupM South Asia

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Sameer Singh

CEO, GroupM South Asia

Sameer (Sam) Singh is the Chief Executive Officer of GroupM South Asia, managing India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Under his leadership, GroupM is the leading media investment conglomerate in the region.

Prior to joining GroupM, Sam was the Director of Agency Business at Google India. He has recently relocated from Mountain View. In prior roles at Google, he has focused on measurements for Americas, as well as on global accounts - product delivery, measurement & insights and the BrandLabs team at Google. Sam is a veteran of the Consumer Products industry having worked at GlaxoSmithKline, Procter & Gamble and Gillette. And in roles spanning Brand Management, Media Management, Sales, Consumer Insights and Procurement. He has extensive experience across a variety of markets, having lived and worked in USA, United Kingdom, China, Middle East and India. Prior to joining Google, Sam was the Global Head of Media at GlaxoSmithKline. When away from work, Sam is a keen motorcycling enthusiast.

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Lakshmi Narasimhan

Chief Growth Officer, GroupM

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Lakshmi Narasimhan

Chief Growth Officer, GroupM

Lakshmi Narasimhan is the Chief Growth Officer for GroupM South Asia. He leads the core media and digital teams at GroupM South Asia, including Xaxis and Madhouse. He is in charge of the media partnerships and digital teams, ensuring client benefit by leveraging GroupM’s scale seamlessly across all media touch points. Lakshmi main passion points include emerging technology and its use in modern communications. He actively looks at creating new business models and products at GroupM that drive our digital intelligence.

Lakshmi has prior experience with the group with stints at Mindshare Fulcrum as an Investment Director and GroupM as Head of the Central Trading Group in India. He was also the CEO of Web18, the digital unit of the Network18 group, and worked at Crayon Data.

Lakshmi graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from the Delhi University, after which he pursued his post-graduation from the Mudra Institute of Communication. He is also passionate about long distance running and has participated in various marathons across the world.

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Tushar Vyas

Chief Strategy Officer, GroupM

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Tushar Vyas

Chief Strategy Officer, GroupM

Tushar Vyas is the Chief Strategy Officer at GroupM South Asia. Tushar is responsible to help develop GroupM’s future focused vision by harnessing data, digital and content to develop products for the future. GroupM is working on several initiatives to build new media products with a special focus on emerging categories like ecommerce. Tushar has a core team of digital product specialists, data scientists and content experts.

Prior to the strategy role, Tushar was heading GroupM Interaction, the digital media arm of GroupM. Under his leadership the unit grew to a 300+ member team, which has now been fully embedded in each individual agency. He was instrumental in expanding GroupM’s value added services in areas like content, search & programmatic buying, mobile, digital activation, social, insight and digital analytics. GroupM’s Digital Media practise is today the largest digital media solution provider in India, with more than 200 active clients, and has consistently won top honours across domestic and international awards. Tushar is an active speaker at various online, mobile & digital media summits and is part of IAMAI governing council.

During his career Tushar was also part of the SureWaves start-up team, creating the SureWaves Media Grid – an integrated Ad Aggregation, Content Delivery, Network Management, Media Planning & Reporting Platform for multiple forms of digital media other than Internet.

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Rohit Suri

Chief Talent Officer, GroupM

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Rohit Suri

Chief Talent Officer, GroupM

Rohit Suri is the Chief Talent Officer for GroupM, South Asia. Partnering with the leadership teams, he is responsible for building out talent initiatives regionally, to ensure all GroupM talent have exceptional career experiences and development, while maximizing their full potential. He is also a part of the GroupM South Asia, and the GroupM APAC Talent Executive Committees. 

Rohit comes from a consumer Internet company- People Interactive, where he was Vice President, Human Resources. Earlier in his career, he also held leadership roles at One97 Communications and Turner International. Having helmed HR teams in technology, internet and media companies – with 17 years’ experience in change management, business partnership and cultural integration roles, Rohit will be leading GroupM’s Human Resources and Talent Operations in South Asia.

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Mumbai

International Business Park, Oberoi garden City, goregaon (E), Mumbai 400063, India

Sam Singh

CEO, South Asia

ceo.groupmindia@groupm.com

+91 22 4239 9050