Havas Media appoints Avinash Sahu


Havas Media Malaysia has announced the appointment of Avinash Sahu as Head of Middle Office for Havas Media Group Malaysia.

In his new role, he will be responsible for all the Media Group’s Buying & Negotiations, as well as its Digital Operations, reporting to Andreas Vogiatzakis, CEO of Havas Media Malaysia.

A seasoned professional with 15 years of experience in the media space, Avinash was most recently working as Head of Orion Worldwide Malaysia (a division of IPG Mediabrands).

Prior to this, he had a long stint with Media Prima as GM for Strategic Planning in Malaysia after leaving India where he had spent time working as a media planning professional with Mediacom, Mediaedge:cia and Insight (a division of Lintas Group).

In the course of his career he has worked on highly reputed brands including Johnson & Johnson, Bajaj Auto, Oracle, Parle, Tata amongst many others.
Andreas comments, “Avinash is a well versed and well established professional in Malaysia who commands respect and admiration from clients, media owners, and the industry at large.

With his collaborative, resourceful, entrepreneurial, and agile spirit, he is the perfect fit for our young, driven and fast growing team.”

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