Varun J. Bansal has been appointed as Associate Vice President, Media, by Kinnect, India’s top creative, data, and digital media powerhouse, to oversee its Delhi operations. Bansal will be headquartered in Delhi and be responsible for reporting to Kinnect Vice President of Media Mihir Palan.
Bansal has worked with clients including Nestle, GSK, Pernod Ricard India, Snapdeal, Gaana.com, ITC hotels, and Uber throughout his more than 14 years of experience in integrated media planning and strategy. His most recent position was Business Director at Wavemaker.
Talking about Varun Bansal’s appointment, Chandni Shah, COO, Kinnect, said, “Post-COVID-19, we see more brands transitioning to digital. We, as media partners, are constantly striving towards bringing in meaningful business outcomes with measurable targets, and that’s where Varun steps in. His experience and portfolio perfectly fit our integrated business and complement our data-driven philosophy. Happy to onboard him, especially to lead our Delhi media operations, and wish him all the success.”
Commenting on his new role, Varun Bansal said, “Kinnect’s reputation precedes itself. The organisation is at the forefront of all media skills in a highly competitive sector. All of this is supported by an inspiring leadership team, of which I’m proud to be a member. By developing cutting-edge solutions for client and agency business objectives, I am excited to use this chance to elevate further and enrich the current media function.”