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Havas Media Group India registers strong Q3 with marquee biz wins

Added new businesses worth Rs 750+ crore, including brands such as Ambuja Cement, Bira91, Realme.

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Mumbai: Havas Media Group India has registered a strong Q3 on the back of new businesses worth Rs 750+ crores in the third quarter of 2021, the network announced on Wednesday. After garnering 35 per cent growth rate, the highest amongst Indian media agency networks in 2020, according to a Recma June 2020 report, the group is inching towards closing yet another successful year. 

“Over the last two years, Havas Group India has displayed some phenomenal growth, in terms of new client acquisitions – some of them have been really esteemed ones. We have built our expertise through acquisitions, strengthened our teams through exceptional hiring of talent, and elevated the cultural and organizational shift," said Havas Group India Group CEO Rana Barua. "This has clearly set us apart from the competition and it's evident in our growth story. I am glad that the vision with which we set out to achieve has culminated into an outstanding momentum for the network. I’m also extremely delighted with all my colleagues at Havas Media, Creative and all our group companies for showing such resilience and commitment during such volatile times."

The new business wins include some of the marquee brands, namely, Ambuja Cement, Bira91, Campus Shoes, De Beers Forevermark, Dr Reddy’s, and Realme. One of the biggest clients of Havas Media Group India, Swiggy, has further consolidated its association with the network by giving the media mandate of Swiggy Instamart, said the agency in a statement.

"Since 2019 we have been on the journey of creating the most evolved media agency network in India," stated Havas Media Group India CEO Mohit Joshi. "We renewed our focus on upskilling and strengthening our strategy and business teams. As a result, investors, fund managers and marketers have put us in the big league. The testimony is also in the quarter-on-quarter growth despite the tough market conditions."

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