Fleishman-Hillard makes senior India appointment

Fleishman-Hillard International Communications has appointed Rahul Mehta as senior vice president and general manager in New Delhi.

Mehta brings more than 14 years of agency and corporate experience to the position. He also has joined Fleishman-Hillard’s India management team.

Before joining Fleishman-Hillard, Mehta was branch head of Corporate Voice | Weber Shandwick in New Delhi.

Mehta will specialise in corporate reputation management, crisis management, internal communications and brand marketing to build up Fleishman-Hillard’sNew Delhi operations. He also bringssignificant expertise insectors such as automotive, consumer goods, B2B, healthcare, telecom, and fashion andlifestyle.

Dave Senay, president and CEO of Fleishman-Hillard, said: “Rahul is a highly respected communications practitioner. His ability to deliver senior counsel across a number of business sectors is a testament to his versatility, experience and skills. Add to this his successful track record with growing business and mentoring teams, and we know we have the right leader to move us forward in New Delhi and add to the momentum of our India operations.”

Mehta previously worked at agencies such as GenesisBurson-Marsteller and Good Relations and was assistant vice president of corporate communications at Max New York Life Insurance.

Mehta said: “I’m ready for an exciting challenge. Fleishman-Hillard’s focus on integrated communications, its investment in digital,plus the strength of its global network gives me the scope I am looking for in my next career step. I very much look forward to building the agency’s business in New Delhi and across India.”

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