FORA.tv Speaker - Amar Urhekar
Amar Urhekar, a veteran of the Global McCann Health network, was promoted in 2014 to President, McCann Health Americas. Previously, he served as McCann Health’s Executive VP based in Singapore, leading its Asia Pacific network of 14 offices in nine countries.
Amar’s 15-plus years’ experience spans across the healthcare communications spectrum, including marketing management in the pharmaceutical industry and mainstream advertising businesses. He began his career with McCann Health in 2000 when he founded the agency in India, which grew quickly into a two-office, 60-person operation. In 2004, he moved to become Managing Director of McCann Health Greater China, and in 2009 moved to President of Japan McCann Health group. In 2010 he was made head of the Asia Pacific region.
Under his leadership, McCann Health was named “Specialist Agency Network of the Year” by Campaign Asia magazine in four out of five successive years, and he himself was named by the magazine as 2012 Agency Head of the Year for the Japan/Korea markets.
11.23.15 | 01:18:50 min
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