Australia based Professional Public Relations (PPR) Worldwide launched its India operations this January. A part of WPP, the world’s largest communications services group, PPR has been in the public relations and strategic marketing communications business for more than 45 years. The consultancy started its India operations with three offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.
The core start-up team at PPR South Asia comprises of Vandana Sandhir as country lead, Bhuvnesh Chawla as business lead and Mona Puri as managing partner, North. Before joining PPR Vandana was the India Practice Chair, Corporate & Financial, at Genesis Burson-Marsteller and comes with 20 years of experience in communications.
Commenting on the launch, Richard Lazar, Managing Director and CEO of PPR Asia-Pacific said “India is an important milestone in our international expansion given the potential for future growth in the marketing and communications industry here. We are confident that we will continue to build on our promise of being a creative and an integrated specialist that finds the right solutions for our clients.”
“As a strong believer in the power of insights-based communications, we are excited to introduce PPR in India. We have the heart of a start-up: We are entrepreneurial in our culture and passionate about our clients’ business. We are putting together a mix of integrated communication capabilities that can deliver the right stories, to the right people, in the right places and at the right time,” said Vandana Sandhir.