Havas Group raises Manas Lahiri and Ravinder Siwach, Marketing & Advertising News, ET BrandEquity


Mana Lahiri (left) and Ravinder Siwach (right)

Havas Group India announced a restructuring of its management team at Havas Worldwide (Creative) India to drive business growth, consolidate customer management and further strengthen the ethics of making a meaningful difference for brands, businesses and consumers.

With immediate effect, Manas Lahiri, President-North, was elevated to Managing Director and Ravinder Siwach, currently National Creative Director, was promoted to Executive Director and National Creative Director of Havas Worldwide (Creative) India.

Lahiri will continue to report to Rana Barua, Group Managing Director, Havas Group India. He will lead the two offices (Gurgaon and Mumbai) of Havas Worldwide India and will work closely with the management team of the other Havas group companies to drive growth, digital innovations and help with the overall integration of businesses and functions.

Siwach will continue to report to Bobby Pawar, President and Creative Director, Havas Group India.

Barua said: “We have seen exponential growth in the space of 2 years and have added a phenomenal set of new clients and talent to our two offices. It was time to recognize strong leadership to drive customer consolidation and take charge of Havas Creative’s day-to-day operations.

He added, “Manas is a seasoned leader and has driven both organic and inorganic growth of the network, and Ravinder has done an incredible job developing the creative prowess of Havas India under Bobby. Together, they have been extraordinary partners, demonstrated strong team spirit, skills, commitment and resilience. And with a strong team, they not only consolidated our existing set of esteemed clients, but also added several well-known companies to the list. I have no doubts that they will elevate Havas Creative, India to greater heights. “

Pawar said, “Ravinder and Manas are a rare pair of leaders who are also passionate about creating great work and growing the agency. The way they collaborate sets the tone for the rest of the team. Their elevation is a recognition of all of their contributions and the passion they bring to Havas’ mission to help brands make a meaningful difference in people’s lives.


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