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Sumeer Mathur named Havas Worldwide India’s National Planning Head & Managing Partner

Sumeer Mathur has worked across sectors such as FMCG, telecom, automobiles for leading brands like Royal Enfield, Bira, Airtel, Cadbury and more.
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New Delhi Havas Group India has appointed Sumir Mathur as Head of National Planning and Managing Partner for the group’s creative agency – Havas Worldwide India.

Mathur will partner with Manas Lahiri, Managing Director and Ravinder Siwach, ED & NCD at Havas Worldwide (Creative) to expand the agency and collaborate with key clients including Reckitt, Citroën, Dabur, Suzuki, William Grant, Tata and Harman (JBL) among others. Other things, driving strategic planning vision and experience at Havas Creative India. He will be based out of the Gurgaon office and will report to Rana Barua, Group CEO, Havas Group India.

Mathur has worked in sectors such as consumer goods, telecommunications and automobiles for leading brands such as Royal Enfield, Bira, Mother Dairy, Airtel, Unilever’s Fair & Lovely, Clinic All Clear, Cadbury and many more. Over the years, he has worked for leading agencies such as DDB Mudra Group, JWT, Rediffusion Y&R, Contract and Lowe Lintas. His last term at Edelman was as Senior Vice President, and Head of National Planning and Strategy.

Mathur will collaborate with Arindam Sengupta, Chief Customer Officer at Havas Worldwide and Head of Group Integration; and with Prashant Tekwani, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Officer at Havas CX to drive the group’s vision of integration and customer experience.

“All the leaders who make up the core team will fuel our growth and enable us to deliver targeted ROI-focused marketing solutions to our clients,” said Rana Barua, Group CEO.

Bobby Bauer, Group Chairman and Creative Director, added: “Throughout his career, Mathur has worked with strong teams, driving tangible business results. His keen interest in understanding what drives culture, what motivates consumers, and how digital technologies are recreating Shaping brand interactions will add tremendous value to our strategic planning function.”

Havas SA is the holding company of Havas India which is a French multinational advertising and public relations company, headquartered in Paris, France. It operates in about 100 countries.

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