CXO Moves: Exec movements across Wakefit, PNBMetLife, Omnicom Media Group and others

Executive moves in the world of brands and agencies.

By  Storyboard18Jun 9, 2024 10:33 PM
CXO Moves: Exec movements across Wakefit, PNBMetLife, Omnicom Media Group and others
Get the full picture on people and their moves on the corporate jungle gym in CXO Moves. (Representational image via Unsplash)

Keep up with all the key people movements in the brand marketing ecosystem in Storyboard18’s CXO Moves. Here’s a round-up of the executives who've moved jobs, got bigger roles, switched industries and more.

Kunal Dubey

Previous: Chief marketing officer, Cleartrip

Present: CMO, Wakefit

Wakefit appoints Kunal Dubey in a new role. He has worked across Reliance Communications, McDonald’s India, eBay India, Flipkart, Dentsu and Vedantu.

Sameer Bansal

Previous: Chief distribution officer, PNBMetLife

Present: CEO, PNBMetLife

PNBMetLife has elevated Sameer Bansal in a new role. He has worked across HDFC Bank, Royal Sundaram General Insurance, Aviva India and Bharti AXA Life Insurance.

Mandeep Sharma

Previous: Executive vice president, McCann Worldgroup

Present: National head, Cheil India - Samsung business

Cheil India appoints Mandeep Sharma in a new role. He has worked across Tata Press, OgilvyOne and Spark44.

Lauren Bloomer

Previous: Chief executive officer, BECCA Cosmetics

Present: President, The Good Glamm Group

Lauren Bloomer joins The Good Glamm Group in a new role. She has worked across The Boston Consulting Group, The Clorox Company, and The Estee Lauder Companies.

Ullas Vijay and Sudhanshu Krishna

Duroflex has appointed Ullas Vijay as Chief Marketing Officer and Sudhanshu Krishna as Chief Sales Officer – Consumer Business.

Vijay, who joins as the CMO from Bata India as head category & communication, will be taking the reins of Duroflex's marketing.

Krishna, who joins Duroflex as the CSO, will be leading the sales function for the consumer business of the organization. Prior to Duroflex, Krishna was with Eureka Forbes as Vice President and CoE Head of Direct Sales.

Urvashi Khanna

Previous: VP & Head Of Content, Social Media, Editorial, Content Operations, Eros Media World

Present: Vice president - content and brand solutions, Asymmetrique

Asymmetrique appoints Urvashi Khanna in a new role. She has worked across UTVi, Dream Factory Studios, BOLT Media, Publicis Media, Lenskart.com and Melorra.

Neelav Bose

Previous: Vice President - Client Leadership : Head Mindshare East & Lead Multi-category Clients in the North, Mindshare

Present: Chief strategy officer - Zenith, Publicis Groupe

Neelav Bose has been appointed by Publicis Groupe in a new role. He has worked across Nestle and Barista Coffee Company.

Debashish Vanikar

Previous: Chief Executive Officer, Rossari Biotech Limited

Present: CEO - Adhesives & ConstructionChemicals, Kansai Nerolac Paints

Debashish Vanikar has been appointed by Kansai Nerolac Paints in a new role. He has worked across P&G, Asian Paints, Aditya Birla and UltraTech Cement.

Rabe Iyer

Previous: Bharat lead - agency partnerships, ShareChat

Present: Chief media officer, Omnicom Media Group

Omnicom Media Group appoints Rabe Iyer in a new role. He has worked across Dainik Bhaskar, Enterprise Nexus, Zenithmedia North, Publicis Groupe Media, Reliance Broadcast Network, and Wavemaker MENA.

Heval Patel and Dhawal Jadwani

Heval Patel and Dhaval Jadwani, two company veterans, have been named joint COOs of The Womb.

While Patel will focus on our top-of-the-funnel business and manage the entire P&L, stakeholders, and talent, and continue to deliver excellent work for which we are already known, Jadwani will work across our clients and build mid and bottom funnel capability to ensure that each of our clients has access to our The Womb 2.0 capabilities.

Compiled by Kashmeera Sambamurthy

First Published on Jun 9, 2024 10:33 PM

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