MPG India appoints Kavita Vohra to head buying for North

01 Nov,2012

By A Correspondent

 

MPG India, the media planning and buying network of Havas Media, has announced the appointment of Kavita Vohra as Associate Vice President Investments, MPG India.

 

Ms Vohra’s mandate will include heading buying for MPG Delhi with additional responsibility of Bangalore and Kolkatta. She joins with an experience of over 10 years in media planning and buying, having worked with several key accounts across categories.

 

Commenting on the appointment Anita Nayyar, CEO, Havas Media, India & South Asia said, “MPG India has always been a growth leader in the region as we continue to expand our footprint and offerings to our clients. Kavita’s appointment will further strengthen our buying offering.”

 

Mohit Joshi, Managing Director, MPG India said, “We are very happy to have Kavita with us. Her strong understanding of the planning function makes her an ideal candidate for heading the buying function.”
“We are confident that with her wide and varied experience she will be able to bring in significant value to all our clients”, added Uday Mohan, Executive Director-North, MPG India, whom she will report into.

 

Starting her career at Lodestar working on Whirlpool, Ms Vohra moved to Cheil Communications and handled Hyundai and Samsung. Thereafter, her role involved TV buying for Nokia Mobiles at Group M, followed by buying for Nestle and a host of other clients at Zenith Optimedia. Commenting on her move, she said, “Heading the buying arm of MPG Delhi is a natural progression towards handling a bigger and more challenging portfolio of clients. I look forward to working with the team as the journey ahead surely looks very exciting.”

 

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