Mumbai: Richard Halmarick, CEO of Aegis Media Asia South, media company of global marketing and communications conglomerate Aegis Group Plc, has resigned.
Halmarick told Mint, “ I am moving on from Aegis sometime in Q1 this year. I informed Patrick (Patrick Stahle, CEO of Aegis Media Asia Pacific) early last year that I would be leaving and it was agreed between us then that I would continue to handle the markets in South Asia through to the first quarter.”
“We are in the process of interviewing for my successor but there is nothing to announce as yet,” he added. Aegis Group is the global parent company of Aegis Media and Synovate, a market research company.
Richard Halmarick says Aegis Media is in the process of interviewing for his successor.
Carat Media Services India Ltd, CEO Charles Berley Jenarius, put in his papers just a short while before.
Carat had undergone a major restructuring process to strengthen its management team recently. As part of this restructuring, Carat Group India CEO Charles Berley Jenarius was made country director of Aegis Media India, Carat India’s director of strategy and operations PV Narayanamoorthy was promoted to managing director.
Aegis Media Asia South CEO Richard Halmarick was given direct responsibility for Carat India.
Prior to his Asia role, Richard Halmarick was with Carat Australia for around a decade, steering business growth in that market and also New Zealand.
In his last visit to India, Halmarick had told Mint that they were in acquisition mode in the area of specialized services. Halmarick’s next destination is still not known.