Weber Shandwick, today announced Arpana Kumar Ahuja as head of integration, strategy and marketing development for Weber Shandwick India. Based in New Delhi, Arpana will report to Valerie Pinto, CEO, Weber Shandwick India and is positioned to lead the firm’s strategy towards integration and focus on driving a cultural change in order to build a future ready agency.
A veteran communications professional with over 25 years’ experience, Arpana is one of the most well networked and respected professionals within the PR industry in India. Most recently, Arpana was chief growth officer at PR Pundit, prior to which she was the director of communications at Encyclopedia Britannica.
“We continue to aggressively look for talent that can shape our culture and bring fresh perspective to the business. Arpana brings to the table a freshness, maturity, client network and aggression that will further enhance our growth positioning in the country,” said Valerie Pinto, CEO, Weber Shandwick India.
“Weber Shandwick is setting benchmarks world over and have established their position as one of the most relevant PR firms changing the face of the industry, globally. The work and focus that the agency has today is one that inspires me. Weber Shandwick is clearly one of the most exciting agencies to work with today and I am looking forward to the journey,” said Arpana.