NEW DELHI, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Fleishman-Hillard International Communications has appointed Rahul Mehta as senior vice president and general manager in New Delhi. Mehta brings more than 14 years of agency and corporate experience to the position. He also has joined Fleishman-Hillard's India management team.
Before joining Fleishman-Hillard, Mehta was branch head of Corporate Voice | Weber Shandwick in New Delhi. During his tenure, Mehta contributed to strong growth for the New Delhi office, winning new business with a long list of highly admired clients. Mehta will apply his extensive experience in corporate reputation management, crisis management, internal communications and brand marketing to build up Fleishman-Hillard's New Delhi operations. He also brings significant expertise in sectors such as automotive, consumer goods, B2B, healthcare, telecom, and fashion and lifestyle.
"Rahul is a highly respected communications practitioner," said Dave Senay, president and CEO of Fleishman-Hillard. "His ability to deliver senior counsel across a number of business sectors is a testament to his versatility, experience and skills. Add to this his successful track record with growing business and mentoring teams, and we know we have the right leader to move us forward in New Delhi and add to the momentum of our India operations."
Mehta previously worked at agencies such as Genesis Burson-Marsteller and Good Relations. He also understands the client world, working as assistant vice president of corporate communications at Max New York Life Insurance.
"I'm ready for an exciting challenge," said Mehta. "Fleishman-Hillard's focus on integrated communications, its investment in digital – plus the strength of its global network – gives me the scope I am looking for in my next career step. I very much look forward to building the agency's business in New Delhi and across India."
Fleishman-Hillard Inc., one of the world's leading strategic communications firms, has built its reputation on creating integrated solutions that deliver what its clients value most: meaningful, positive and measurable impact on the performance of their organizations. The firm is widely recognized for excellent client service and a strong company culture founded on teamwork, integrity and personal commitment. Based in St. Louis, the firm operates throughout North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latin America through its 80 owned offices. For more information, visit the Fleishman-Hillard website at www.fleishmanhillard.com. Fleishman-Hillard is a part of Diversified Agency Services, a division of Omnicom Group Inc.
About Diversified Agency Services
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About Omnicom Group Inc.
Omnicom Group Inc. (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.
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