Suresh Balakrishna, CRO, The Hindu Group to anchor the Fireside Chat with Rana Barua, Group, Group CEO of Havas Group India at OAC 2022
By M4G Bureau - August 13, 2022
Suresh comes with 30 years of experience in the media and advertising industry.
Suresh Balakrishna, Chief Revenue Officer of The Hindu Group will be anchoring the Fireside Chat with Rana Barua, Group, Group CEO of Havas Group India on the theme of ‘How a tech-driven OOH finds a defining role in integrated brand communications’ at the 16th Outdoor Advertising Convention (OAC), to be held at Westin, Powai Lake, Mumbai on August 17-18, 2022.
Suresh has been with The Hindu since November 2018. Prior to joining the Hindu, he was the CEO, South Asia and Middle East of Kinetic Advertising India. Kinetic is a WPP Group company and the world’s largest OOH agency. In 2018, he was also awarded the ‘OOH Person of the Year‘ by exchange4media at the Neon’s (Outdoor Industry awards). Suresh comes with 30 years of experience in the media and advertising industry. He has worked in organisations such as Lintas Media Group, India Today Group, Zee Telefilms Limited, Hindustan Times and The Times of India.
He frequently addresses seminars, guest lectures at institutes such as MICA Ahmedabad, IIM Lucknow, Kolkata and Shillong, etc., and was adjunct faculty at Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication for a brief period. Suresh has also developed and conducted specific training modules for media houses in India and abroad.
Happily married, with a 29-year-old bright daughter and five-year-old Luna! Suresh loves travelling, adventure holidays, watching movies and animals. Above all, has a passion for teaching and training! He is also a student of Vedanta.