Anita Nayyar is a veteran of the Indian media industry. Her 30+ years in the industry have seen her manage a portfolio of brands across sectors. As CEO, she took on the mandate of expanding Havas Media Group’s footprint in the emerging South Asia markets (including Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka) in 2006, today leading a team of 800+ people.
Under her leadership Havas Media Group India has grown 15 times in billings over 10+ years and was ranked as the No.1 Media Agency by R3 New Business League 2017.
A prominent speaker, moderator, panelist and judge at all the major events and awards year on year; her views and opinions are sort by the media. Anita has been voted the 2nd most influential media person in India by ET Brand Equity and remains among the top media personalities of India ever since. She has worked with some of the best names in the industry like Saatchi & Saatchi, Ogilvy, Mudra, Initiative Media, Mediacom and Starcom.
Anita holds a Bachelor’s degree in Microbiology and has done her Post Graduation in Advertising and Marketing with a Masters in Management.