Singapore – Annalect, the data and analytics division of Omnicom Media Group, has announced three key APAC appointments, namely Ravikumar Shankar as chief data solutions officer, Nina Fedorczuk as chief enablement officer, and Kothandaram Venkatakrishnan as chief client officer.
Shankar was previously Annalect’s data and technology lead for APAC and has led the network’s data innovation capabilities by combining deep industry knowledge with cutting-edge marketing technology solutions. In his new role, Shankar will continue to play a vital role in shaping clients’ and agencies’ data and marketing technology vision in a continuously evolving privacy landscape.
Meanwhile, Fedorczuk has been a part of the OMG network for 15 years. Throughout her career with OMG, Nina has led the innovation enablement team across EMEA and APAC and played a key role in developing and fortifying OMG Insights and Innovation community in APAC. In the new role, she will be steering the operations and adoption of Omni, the group’s proprietary marketing operating system, to empower teams across the agency network to build first-class marketing solutions for clients.
Lastly, Venkatakrishnan brings nearly two decades of multinational experience in his new role, and was recently the managing director at Annalect in New York, responsible for transforming data and analytics operations for Nissan. Prior to joining OMG, he held global data and analytics leadership roles in Wunderman Thompson across the US and UK.
All three appointees will report directly to Paul Shepherd, chief investment officer and president of Annalect at OMG APAC.
Shepherd said, “As we help our clients navigate a challenging business landscape, data and analytics will be a key differentiator in driving growth, value and transformation for organisations across all industries. The appointments of Ravi, Nina and Kothand underscore our commitment to help our clients leverage data and analytics to make more informed and customer-centric business decisions. The trio’s extensive experiences, skillsets and comprehension of the field is an indispensable advantage for the agency, which translates to invaluable benefits for our clients.”