Havas Media Group, Indonesia
Anwesh is a media planning and investment expert with nearly two decades of experience in the advertising and marketing industry. He is currently the CEO of Havas Media Group Indonesia, responsible for managing the two key media brands of the group including Havas Media and Arena Media.
Under his leadership Havas Media Group has grown in scale and profile recording impressive new business momentum and winning many accolades.
The agency’s current portfolio includes Danone, LG Electronics, Indosat Ooredoo, AXA, OLX (Berniaga), Hyundai, Garuda Airlines, Philips & Kino among others.
Anwesh was previously the Managing Director of Arena Media Indonesia that topped RECMA’s Profile Ranking and closed the year 2014 by winning a Gold at the prestigious Agency of the Year awards organised by Campaign Asia.
Prior to moving to Indonesia, Anwesh was the Senior Vice President & Business Head at DDB India, where he was responsible for their media and digital business. He has also previously worked as a Chief Growth Officer for Dentsu Media in India. In the course of his career, Anwesh has managed leading brands such as Canon, Honda, Yamaha, Panasonic and FedEx.
Anwesh has been acknowledged as a Future Leader by Impact Magazine and as a NextGen Media Magnate by exchange4media.com. He is actively involved in industry events and has judged multiple award shows including Festival of Media and Ad Stars.