Mumbai: Omnicom Media Group India has elevated Yatin Balyanto the role of National Head of Investment and Enterprise. Reporting into Chief Investment Officer,Mamatha Morvankar, Balyan will now lead Omnicom Media Group’s trading and proprietary media arm, OMnet, in India, enhancing investment opportunities and cost efficiencies for clients of the Group’s agencies –OMD and PHD.
Previously the Vice President – Investment for OMD India, Balyan has been with the Group for over adecade, working inmultiple role sacrossmedia planning and investment, covering categories such as FMCG, Automotive, Mobile, BFSI andTV. As such, he has gained extensive experience in unlocking maximum value for clients from their investments, while also securing new media opportunities and improving cost efficiencies– experience that will be instrumental in this new role.
“Yatin brings awealth of experience from planning and investment to set up our media agnostic investment vertical,” says Mamatha Morvankar, Chief Investment Officer for Omnicom Media Group India. “His analytical capabilities have helped develop new media metrics in the ever-evolving media landscape.Yatinhas the perfect background and understanding of emerging needs to drive change, maximize available opportunities, create new models and deliver competitive advantage for our clients.”
Speaking on his new role, Balyan commented: “This new opportunity within Omnicom Media Group couldn’t have comeat a better time,giventhe constant influx of new and challenging opportunities within the media landscape. I am very excited to embark on this new journey in driving effective and innovative partnerships that enhance value across all our business associates, and deliver stronger ROI forour clients.”
The appointment is effective immediately.