Anita Nayyar is CEO of the Year at Women Leading Change Awards 2018

05 Jun,2018

By A Correspondent


Anita Nayyar

Campaign Asia-Pacific’s Women Leading Change Awards 2018 has awarded Anita Nayyar, CEO – India & South Asia, Havas Media Group and CEO – Havas Group, North India as the joint winner of the CEO of the Year title. Amritat Randhawa, CEO, Mindshare APAC is the other winner. Campaign awarded 29 APAC’s executives across 11 categories for their professional contribution over the past year. Others from India included Anita Kotwani of Mindshare for a certificate of excellence in the Women’s Leadership Programme and Rituparna Dasgupta (also of Mindshare) with a certificate of excellence in the Technology Chief category.


Vishnu Mohan

Said Vishnu Mohan, Chairman & CEO, Havas Group, India & South East Asia on Nayyar being awarded ‘CEO of the Year’: “Anita’s determination and passion is a testament to Havas Group India’ success and growth over the years. She has imbibed trust, transparency and commitment as core values throughout her career and that is what defines her in the industry. We are all very proud of her achievements and lucky to have a fine professional like her lead by example. I hope she continues to be an inspiration to the next generation of leaders.”


Added Nayyar: “I’m truly humbled to receive this award, which is also a recognition for Havas and every staff member that helps make this agency all that it is, and my family, without whose support I would not be where I am today. I am also thankful to Campaign Asia for encouraging such awards that allows the spotlight to be placed on gender equality and sets out to champion the women changemakers, leaders and rising stars among us, working in the media, advertising and marketing industry.”



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