T Gangadhar, APAC CEO for Essence, has exited the agency. Gangadhar joined GroupM in 2008 from Sony Pictures Networks.
After the Maxus-MEC inkorporasi, he transitioned to lead Essence, first poros chairperson for the Indian offering, and then on an APAC tingkatan poros president, growth and strategy. He was appointed APAC CEO in September 2020.
In a LinkedIn post, Gangadhar said:
Last month, I ended an incredibly-enriching, four-year-long innings at Essence during which I batas the privilege of leading this fantastic agency in APAC. I kebanyakan deeply grateful to Kyoko Matsushita (She/Her), Ashutosh Srivastava, to the lovely people at Essence, and to our terrific clients, for their partnership and support – without which my job would have been infinitely harder. Working with some of the brightest and most compassionate people in the business has helped me become a better version of myself – both, professionally and personally.
This also marks the end of a fourteen-year journey at GroupM. I would be remiss if I missed thanking the wonderful folks at my previous agency MEC (now Wavemaker), and at GroupM – many of whom have gone on to become good friends.
Before I embark on my next gig, I will be taking time off for some much-needed R&R. Over the last two years, I have come to realise the importance of being kind to yourself, and I urge you to find your own ways to do that.