Omnicom Media Group Malaysia hires digital lead

Omnicom Media Group Malaysia has appointed Shyam Ravishankar as head of digital.

In his new role, Ravishankar will be working on key accounts across OMD and PHD to drive adoption of digital technology and create integrated marketing experiences.

Ravishankar (pictured) joins Omnicom Media Group Malaysia from OMD India where he was the business director in charge of digital and mobility services. A digital strategist with over 13 years of experience and a specialist in data-driven brand building strategies, Ravishankar has a wide depth of knowledge across key areas such as performance marketing, SEO, social media and digital analytics to name a few.

Over the course of his career, Ravishankar has worked on a range of industries such as technology, education, travel, real estate and financial services.

Andreas Vogiatzakis, CEO of Omnicom Media Group, Malaysia said, “His experience will complement our existing talent pool and help us deliver an even better product and exemplary service. Ravishankar is particularly skilled in creating synergies that provide an integrated offering incorporating the best of digital and weaving them with offline strategies. “

Ravishankar added:“It feels great to continue being a part of the network in a different market. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a talented and welcoming team in a market that has great potential when it comes to digital. ”