Havas India Names Kundan Joshee As Managing Partner and Head


As managing partner and head of West and South, Kundan Joshee has been hired by Havas Worldwide India, the creative division of Havas India. He joins the company from Wunderman Thompson in an effort to support and strengthen the agency's phenomenal growth momentum over the previous five years. Tarun Jha, CEO of Havas Worldwide India, will be Joshee's boss. Joshee will be situated in Mumbai. He will collaborate closely with Anirban Mozumdar, the chief strategy officer, and chief creative officer Anupama Ramaswamy.

Jha describes Kundan as "a seasoned industry professional, with a great track record of building businesses and managing large outfits," when discussing the appointment. He will naturally fit into our aspirational senior leadership group, which also includes managing partners for the North and East, Anupama, Anirban, and Jaibeer Ahmad.

He adds, “With Jaibeer helming the North and East India markets, Kundan’s addition will help us drive value, optimise revenue, and expand the ever-growing client portfolio of Havas Worldwide India as he takes the reigns of our business in the West and South regions.”

Joshee will be in charge of the West and South India operations of Havas Worldwide India, which work with a number of prestigious clients, including Citroen, Britannia The Laughing Cow, JBL, Celio, and Tata CLiQ Luxury, among others. His hiring coincides with the agency's entire makeover, which has reinforced its creative product and strategy teams through a number of significant hires and significant new client wins.

Havas Worldwide India most recently received the distinction of becoming Mamaearth's official advertising agency.

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