Pandey has had a rich advertising career spanning over two decades, most recently as chief operating officer of McCann Worldgroup India. He has also worked with Ogilvy & Mather, JWT and Contract.
“India is a strategically vital market for us. I am confident that Govind will help accelerate our growth and bring fresh energy and insights for us in this market,” said Brett. “I also congratulate Vineet on his new role and look forward to his continued leadership and support in extending the Magnon Group offering both within and beyond India.”
Vineet Bajpai, who has led the TBWA\India Group as chief executive officer since March 2014, will now be moving to the role of Chairman of Magnon Group. In addition to Bajpai’s responsibilities with Magnon, he will pursue an independent business interest, Talentrack, in the m-commerce field.