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Omnicom Media Group Malaysia Appoints Head of Digital

Malaysia, August 24, 2015 – Omnicom Media Group Malaysia has appointed Shyam Ravishankar as Head of Digital. In his new role, Shyam will be working on key accounts across OMD and PHD to drive adoption of digital technology and create integrated marketing experiences.

Shyam 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, Shyam 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, Shyam has worked on a plethora of industries such as technology, education, travel, real estate and financial services. 

Commenting on his appointment, Andreas Vogiatzakis, CEO of Omnicom Media Group, Malaysia said, “Shyam is a digital evangelist, and a great addition to the team. His experience will complement our existing talent pool and help us deliver an even better product and exemplary service. Shyam is particularly skilled in creating synergies that provide an integrated offering incorporating the best of digital and weaving them with offline strategies. As a network, we are committed to investing talent to ensure that we are ahead of the curve when it comes to digital 
expertise. We are thrilled to have Shyam on board.”

Commenting on his appointment, Shyam said, “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. I am looking forward to lead the network’s digital prowess and further strengthen our offering.”

Prior to his roles at Omnicom Media Group, Shyam worked in Mindshare on the United Breweries, Tata Steel and Nike accounts.

Shyam reports to Andreas Vogiatzakis and his position is effective immediately. 

About Omnicom Media Group

Omnicom Media Group is the media services division of Omnicom Group, Inc. (NYSE: OMC). Omnicom is a leading global advertising, marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

Omnicom Media Group is made up of several media specialist companies. Among them is OMD Worldwide (http://www.omd.com), the largest and most innovative media communications specialists in the world, and PHD Network (www.phdnetwork.com), a leading media services company widely recognized for its pioneering and innovative work for clients.

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