Prasanna Kumar has joined Alibaba Group as its International Media Director and will likely be based mostly in London. He was earlier with WPP the place he was a International Managing Director, Shopper Workforce and International Commerce Apply Lead.
At WPP, Kumar had a stint of greater than 4 years the place he began as Enterprise chief, Regional Shopper Workforce and International Commerce Apply Lead, then turned President, Regional Shopper Workforce, and International Commerce Apply Lead and lastly was the International Managing Director, Shopper Workforce and International Commerce Apply Lead.
He introduced his profession transfer on his LinkedIn account.
“Some private information, after spending 15 years with WPP (10+ with Mediacom/GroupM), throughout SG/India/China/UK, it’s time to maneuver on! As I look again, I can not express sufficient in phrases to thank Mediacom/GroupM and WPP which in little doubt have been the most effective locations to work, develop and proceed to study ‘every day’, home for wonderful people-talent, mentorship tradition, wide-ranging enterprise portfolios, a supportive ecosystem with ever-evolving capabilities,” the LinkedIn publish reads.
“Kudos to my rockstar groups, my bosses/mentors, my consumer companions, and the bigger ecosystem who’ve supported me to make my WPP journey so fruitful globally. The spirit of ‘People 1st, better results’ stays on… With that, excited and humbled to start the brand new journey with, Alibaba, and looking out ahead to create many extra unforgettable reminiscences as ‘Aliren’!”
Earlier than WPP, Kumar was with MediaCom International the place he spent greater than 11 years. He began his profession with ZenithOptimedia because the LOreal enterprise chief.