|[May 08, 2012]
David Bonthrone Appointed as Executive Vice President, Global Development at Group FMG
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Dilip Keshu, Global CEO, Group
FMG today announced the appointment of David Bonthrone as Executive
Vice President, Global Development for the company.
Bonthrone will be responsible for managing Group FMG's strategic global
agency, retail and CPG verticals, which includes business development,
technology and operations leadership roles. "David's experience
and past leadership roles in some of the world's leading creative
agencies will prove to be an asset to the firm and ensure providing
world class services to our customers", said Keshu.
Bonthrone's career spans across some of the world's best creative
agencies in a variety of leadership roles at Saatchi, Ogilvy (News - Alert), Grey/G2
and McCann Worldgroup. He also spent time as head of global marketing at
Dendrite before the Cegedim acquisition. He holds an Honours Degree in
International Marketing from the University of Greenwich, London.
Commenting on his appointment, he said, "The need for content
development and digital versioning on behalf of brands continues
unabated. Concurrently, its no secret that the creative and marketing
services businesses are being more closelyscrutinized than ever under
the 'procurement microscope' - at Group FMG we want to help agencies
produce content across all channels to the highest standard at the most
cost effective industry wide rate. The company's offshore center of
excellence in India is world class and delivers on that strategy.
Supported by an impressive management team, the growth plans for the
company are exciting and I look forward to help lead the effort as the
team enters the US market and continues to expand operations across
Europe and Asia."
Group FMG has a deep-rooted history with a reputation of excellence in
providing media production services and business process outsourcing to
companies across USA, Europe and Asia. The company works with leading
edge brands and agencies alike.
Group FMG is a global provider of high impact marketing & media
solutions; a new-age agency of record that integrates creative design,
production services and commerce enablement. Group FMG is also focused
on delivering digital transformation that fulfills marketing ROI
imperatives and in building strategic long-term client relationships.
Group FMG is headquartered in New York, with offices in London,
Bangalore and Chennai. Group FMG is uniquely placed to drive marketing
results across industry sectors and channels through effective, agile,
accelerated cross platform solutions.
Group FMG has delivered successful, award-winning, world class marketing
campaigns and media production services across various platforms
including print, mobile, tablets, interactive magazines,
e-books, catalogues, e-commerce solutions, digital shop fronts, portals,
websites, videos and loyalty programs. It serves over 60 leading global
brands across the US and UK/Europe. Global 1000 clients include, Sears,
Staples, Pepsi, Boots, Harrods, Boden, Disney, Reader's Digest, Penguin,
Harper Collins, BBC, Haymarket, IBM, Yahoo!, Microsoft (News - Alert), Sony, Sandals
Group FMG is funded by India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA), a leading
private equity fund, and Zodius Capital, a growth capital and build-out
For more information see http://www.groupfmg.com.
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