Jakarta: Mindshare Asia Pacific has initiated senior management level changes in in the Philippines and Indonesia as apart of its realignment plans in 2020. As part of the move, SudeshPuthran, the current Managing Director of Mindshare Philippines moving to Jakarta as Managing Director of Mindshare Indonesia.
Puthran has over a decade of experience across the Philippines and Indonesia markets in various roles, including over eight years in Indonesia in various client leadership roles at Mindshare, as well as on the client-side with Coca Cola.
“I am really excited to be back with Indonesia, one of the largest SEA markets for Mindshare, looking forward to connect with the stellar Indonesian team and continue the journey of growth and success,” said Puthran.
Stepping into the vacant role at the Philippines office is Abhishek Gupta who is currently the lead for the Unilever business there. Gupta, another Mindshare veteran, spent over 13 years at the agency, starting in Mumbai before ascending the ranks with the Unilever regional team in Singapore.
Abhishek Gupta said, “I am excited to take this new opportunity. It is a great role with immense possibilities to create bespoke products powered by data, technology, content and commerce. I look forward to continuing to work with the brightest minds in the industry and committed to drive Mindshare growth and ambition in the Philippines,”
Amrita Randhawa, CEO of Mindshare Asia Pacific, added: “Indonesia and The Philippines are two powerhouse offices for us in Southeast Asia and I look forward to the two setting new benchmarks” said commenting on both promotions.”