SapientRazorfish, a part of Publicis Groupe [Euronext Paris: FR0000130577, CAC40], today announced that Himani Kapadia has assumed the position of CEO, India, SapientRazorfish and DigitasLBi effective immediately. In this new role, Himani will be responsible for the growth of both businesses in India by leveraging the complimentary propositions and offerings of the brands, to help clients reimagine their business through radical customer-centricity.
Himani brings 22 years of diverse experience across business, finance, strategy, technology and media. She was instrumental in setting up DLBi in India, and served as its MD before moving on to other global roles within DLBi. She was recognized by Campaign as a “Top 10 Most Admired Agency Leader in APAC”.
“India is a strategic market for us with immense potential. The combined capabilities of SapientRazorfish and DigitasLBi across consumer, digital, experience, data and technology, offer a unique advantage to our clients as they partner with us on their digital transformation journey. With Himani at the helm of both brands in the market, I am excited at the opportunity we have to help clients in the region truly reimagine their propositions for a rapidly changing consumer set”, said Rajdeep Endow, Managing Director, SapientRazorfish, Asia Pacific.
“We are thrilled to have Himani taking on the role of CEO for India. Having known Himani for a number of years, her experience in India coupled with her focus on doing what’s best for her clients reassures me that she will help lead our clients through the digital transformation journey,” said Annette Male, CEO, DigitasLBi, APAC.
Charulata Ravi Kumar, who led the SapientRazorfish India business, moves on from the organization to pursue other opportunities.