NEW YORK--(Group FMG today announced the appointment of David Bonthrone as Executive Vice President, Global Development for the company.)--Dilip Keshu, Global CEO,
“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”
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, 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 closely scrutinized 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.
About Group FMG
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, Sony, Sandals etc.
Group FMG is funded by India Value Fund Advisors (IVFA), a leading private equity fund, and Zodius Capital, a growth capital and build-out company
For more information see http://www.groupfmg.com.