Isobar India, a full-service digital marketing agency, has appointed Suraj Nagappa as its vice president (VP). He will be based in the agency’s Bangalore office and head the business for south. Nagappa will also be a part of Isobar India’s leadership team, which already includes Gopa Kumar - executive vice president, Shekhar Mhaskar - VP, Anish Varghese - NCD, along with Shamsuddin Jasani MD, Isobar India.
UpGrad, an online education company founded by Ronnie Screwvala and Mayank Kumar, has appointed Vivek Kumar as the president, consumer business revenue. Kumar, who has joined as the B2C Head - UpGrad, will oversee all B2C revenue generations and expansion in global markets. An IIM Ahmedabad graduate (1999), Kumar comes with extensive experience in setting and scaling up education businesses in India and South East Asia. His last stint was Manipal Global Education leading their global expansion and digital transformation.
CVL Srinivas has been named country manager, WPP India. He will take on this new role in addition to his responsibilities as head of GroupM in India. Srinivas will take over from Ranjan Kapur, who will continue as chairman of WPP India.
Cheil South-West Asia
Cheil Worldwide India has appointed Atika Malik as chief strategy officer. With over 22 years of experience, she will be responsible for integrated planning and strategy of the agency across all its business divisions. Prior to this, Malik was associated with JWT for over a decade where she grew from being head of planning, Delhi to global planning director, based out of Singapore.