Mohit Joshi is a seasoned media professional with 20+ years of experience in the industry and currently the Managing Director - India of Havas Media Group.
Prior to being promoted to his current role, he was Managing Director - India, Havas Media. His decade at Havas Media Group has seen the agency grow exponentially.
Through his career, Mohit has worked on a wide range of categories and brands. He has successfully straddled strategic planning, AOR management and buying functions. Some of the brands include Pepsi, Dabur, Hero Honda, Nestle, Reckitt Benckiser and Hyundai, Quikr, Yepme, Taj Hotels, amongst others.
A close observer of industry trends and counted in as ‘The Greatest Marketing Influencers 2018’ by World Federation of Marketing Professionals, Mohit shares opinions and views on industry issues. He is a speaker and moderator at various events including ad:tech India, IAMAI, e-Tailing India, e4m Conclave, BW BusinessWorld; a judge at awards including Spikes Asia; contributes to varied publications and is an advisory member of the MMA Forum India.
He started his advertising career with HTA, later rechristened as Mindshare, where he worked on the prestigious GSK account. His other experience includes a four year stint with Universal McCann, where he managed the Nestle - L’Oreal business. In his years with the agency he witnessed the doubling of the Nestle business and his responsibilities. He moved to Zenith Optimedia as Vice President of Planning for Nestle when the business moved to the agency as part of an international alignment.
Mohit holds an engineering degree from IIT Delhi and an MBA from SP Jain Institute of Management and Research.