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Ranjoy Dey joins Havas Media Group India as head – Digital
MUMBAI: Media agency Havas Media Group, India has appointed Ranjoy Dey as head – Digital.
In his new role, Dey will be responsible to drive growth for the digital offering of Havas Media in India.
Prior to Havas, Dey was COO at Ignitee Digital and was earlier with Digitas India.
Havas Media Group India and South Asia CEO Anita Nayyar said, “’Digital at core’ is not only our group philosophy but our mission in India. Havas Media Group had a great run in 2013 and in 2014 won key digital accounts of Yepme.com and Xolo. We are committed to deliver digital across platform, across device. It is clearly our focus area of growth year-on-year to give clients integrated incremental value fulfilling their business objectives. Ranjoy has the attitude, the all round experience and the energy to drive organic and inorganic digital expansion in the India market; we are delighted to have him on board to jettison the digital strength at Havas Media Group forward.”
Dey comes with close to 19 years of experience and has worked extensively in the digital marketing domain. Brands worked on include Nestle, Samsung, Reckitt Benckiser, Dabur, ITC, JK Tyre, Axis Bank, SanDisk, Airtel, and Pizza Hut Delivery. His work has won several national and international awards including the PMAA, MAA Globes, Abbys and DMA.
“Young India is a hotbed for digital and 360marketing with challenging and exciting times ahead for all of us. Havas has some of the best digital and media tools and trainings in the industry that have delivered rich rewards to clients across the globe. Ranjoy will be a good navigator to bring to the table innovation and real value for the present and future clients of Havas Media in India,” added Havas Media India MD Mohit Joshi.
“Joining Havas Media gives me the right opportunity to build further on to the deep relationships that the agency has developed over the years with its clients for its traditional media services. Now, through a strengthened digital focus globally, global best practices, tools and framework – Havas Media is gaining traction for its digital practice in the market, and my role will be to take it through a high growth path and deliver a differentiated value to our clients,” Dey added.
Dey has also headed the marketing function in the e-Learning domain for companies such as eMind (now Kaplan India) and InfoPro.