Harish Shriyan promoted as CEO, Omnicom Media Group India
Omnicom Media Group India, COO Harish Shriyan, has been promoted to the post of Chief Executive Officer of the media group. In his latest capacity, Shriyan will now be in-charge of the performance of the group’s four offices in the country and will drive the company’s expansion process across the country to meet the demands of new growth.
Shriyan has been associated with the group since its establishment in India in 2007 and has been serving as the Chief Operating Officer since 2013, Shriyan has developed an unrivalled understanding of its agencies’ niche offerings amidst a highly competitive marketplace. In this new capacity, Shriyan will work closely with the leadership of OMD and PHD, namely Priti Murthy and Jyoti Bansal respectively, fueling the agencies’ continued growth, driving digital transformation and innovation for its clients, and delivering exceptional performance in the Indian market.
“Over the past decade, Shriyan has played an integral role in establishing Omnicom Media Group’s presence in the Indian market,” commented Torie Henderson, CEO, Omnicom Media Group, South East Asia and India. “This promotion is a testament to his hard work and dedication over the years, as well as the respect and trust he has earned from our staff, clients and partners. He has a clear mandate to drive innovation, digital transformation and performance for our clients and I am delighted that he has risen to this challenge.”
“Having been with the group for just over a decade, the agencies and its people have become like family and I can’t think of a better place or team to be a part of,” added Shriyan. “I am excited to take on this new challenge and work closely with our talented management team on the next chapter for our agencies, especially at a time when the media and marketing landscape is transforming so rapidly and profoundly. There has never been a more exciting time to work in the industry, with emerging opportunities allowing us to make an even bigger impact for our clients’ brands. I look forward to raising the bar even further for our agencies, our people and our clients.”