Reputation Today Power 50

The Reputation Today Power 50 is the definitive annual list of the who’s who of Indian public relations and corporate communications. The list is put together by the editorial team based on observations, conversations and a deep understanding of the ecosystem. These are men and women who define and refine the reputation of the biggest Indian and global brands. They have a pulse on the goings on in a larger part of corporate India. Together these professionals have the ears of the most powerful chief executives in the country and beyond.

Here is the list for 2019. All names are listed in alphabetical order.



*All names appear in alphabetical order of first name.

Sr. No. Name Designation Organisation
1 Aman Gupta Managing Partner SPAG
2 Ameer Ismail President GolinOpinion
3 Amit Misra CEO South Asia MSL
4 Archana Jain Managing Director PR Pundit
5 Aseem Sood CEO Impact Research & Measurement
6 Atul Ahluwalia Founding Partner First Partners
7 Atul Sharma Managing Director & Vice President Ruder Finn (India)
8 Bharatendu Kabi Head, Corporate Communications Hero MotoCorp
9 Chhavi Leekha Director, Corporate Communications & Brand Reputation Indigo
10 Dilip Cherian Consulting Partner Perfect Relations
11 Gaurav Bhaskar Director Corporate Communications & Public Affairs Google (India)
12 Gaurav Patra Founder Director Value 360
13 Harshendra Verdhan Senior Manager/Head, Public Relations &
Brand Communications
14 Heena Kanal Vice President & Head Corporate Communications Cipla
15 Ishteyaque Amjad Vice President Public Affairs, Communication &
Coca Cola (India & South West Asia)
16 Madan Bahal Managing Director Adfactors PR
17 Madhu Chhibber CEO Madison PR
18 Mahesh Jayaram Director, Corporate Communications Dell (India)
19 Minari Shah Director, Public Relations Amazon (India)
20 Nandini Chatterjee Chief Marketing & Communications Officer PwC (India)
21 Nandita Lakshmanan Founder & Chairperson The PRactice
22 Naresh Kumar GM, Corporate Communications PowerGrid
23 Nazeeb Arif Executive Vice President ITC
24 Nikhil Dey Vice Chair – India Weber Shandwick
25 Nitin Mantri Group CEO Avian WE
26 Nitin Thakur Director, Brand & Communications The Max Group
27 Ophira Bhatia Director, Corporate and Government Affairs, India Mondelez International
28 Paresh Chaudhry Group President, Corporate Communication Adani
29 Paroma Roy Chowdhury Senior Director, Asia Communications and
Public Affairs
SoftBank Group
30 Poonam Kaul Director, Marketing Apple (India)
31 Prema Sagar CEO & Founder Genesis BCW
32 Purnima Sahni Mohanty Director, Communications Microsoft (India)
33 Rachana Panda Chief Communications & Brand Officer GE (South Asia)
34 Rajan NS Global Partner and Managing Director Ketchum Sampark
35 Rajneesh Kumar Chief Corporate Affairs Officer Flipkart
36 Rakesh Thukral Managing Director Edelman (India)
37 Rakhee Lalwani Vice President Public Relations and Corporate Communications IHCL
38 Rashmi Soni VP & Head, Corporate Communications Vistara
39 Rishi Seth Group CEO 6 Degrees BCW
40 Roma Balwani Director, Communications & Brand Vedanta
41 Sandeep Gurumurthi Head of Corporate Communication & Brand Aditya Birla Group
42 Seema Ahuja Senior VP & Global Head, Corporate Communications Biocon
43 Sonia Huria Senior Vice President & Head, Corporate Marketing, Communications & Sustainability Viacom18
44 Subhayu Mishra MD & Head, Corporate Affairs Standard Chartered Bank (India)
45 Sujit Patil Vice President and Head, Corporate Brand and Communications Godrej Industries
46 Sunayna Malik Managing Director, India & Senior VP, APAC Archetype
47 Varsha Chainani Senior VP, Group Communications Mahindra
48 Vineet Handa MD & CEO Kaizzen Communications
49 Vipin Nair Global Head, Communications Wipro
50 Viraj Chouhan Chief Government Affairs & Communications Officer PepsiCo India


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