Havas India names Rana Barua as CEO

Rana Barua

Rana Barua

October 3, 2018 - Taruka Srivastav of The Drum writes: Havas India aims to bolster its growth strategy and leadership with the appointment of Rana Barua [pictured] as CEO.

In his new role Barua will be responsible for Havas India’s transformation and growth, with a focus on collaboration and partnerships, new business momentum, and building and leading teams.

Prior to this, Barua held CEO roles with Contract India, Creativeland Asia, and worked with agencies like Ogilvy, Rediffusion Y&R, McCann, JWT and held leadership profiles in leading radio stations, such as Red FM and Radio City.

Barua will report to Vishnu Mohan, chairman and CEO of Havas Group, India and Southeast Asia, and will work closely with the existing leadership teams.

Mohan said: “Rana’s appointment is a key milestone in the Group’s ongoing efforts to build agile teams and integrated structures to deliver the most impact for clients. Rana is an ideal candidate as his expertise will build on what we have already achieved in India and take Havas Group India forward in its next phase of growth and expansion. More...