Anil Jayachandran joins Omnicom Media Group as head of communications planning in Malaysia

Anil Jayachandran.jpgOmnicom Media Group has appointed Anil Jayachandran as Head of Communications Planning in Malaysia. In his new role, Jayachandran will be working on key client accounts across OMD and PHD to drive thought leadership and best strategy practices.

Jayachandran (pictured left) brings with him a diverse skillset, with over two decades of experience working across marketing, advertising, and research functions in strategy-related roles, including tenures at the likes of JWT, Unilever, Lintas, Ogilvy & Mather, McCann Erickson and Omnicom Group. With a career that spans geographies, Jayachandranl is regarded as an expert in markets and consumers across North Africa, the Middle East and Asia having been based in India, Egypt, Malaysia, Bahrain and Dubai in previous assignments.

He joins the Omnicom Media Group team from his role as Strategy Planning Director at Leo Burnett.
Omnicom Media Group Malaysia CEO, Andreas Vogiatzakis commented on Jayachandran's appointment, "Anil's incredible strategic mind, deep in-market knowledge and breadth of experience working alongside clients to produce innovative solutions makes him a valuable addition to the team. I am certain his hire will be instrumental in strengthening Omnicom Media Group's strategic output for our clients, and we are more than delighted to welcome Anil on board."

Jayachandran said of his appointment, "I am excited to be joining the talented team at Omnicom Media Group, and hope my experience and background will be able to complement current and future offerings."

Jayachandran will report to Andreas Vogiatzakis, and his position is effective immediately.

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