Mohit Hira, CEO, Hungama Digital Services and Head of JWT Group’s digital initiatives, has quit the group reports exchange4media. Hira has confirmed this development to MediaNama, and said that he is planning to start up, and is considering a few ideas. His last day with JWT was August 29, 2014. According to sources, he might consider a venture in the e-learning space. It is worth noting that, prior to joing JWT in 2012, he had been the President of NIIT’s eLearning business and had started NIIT’s global B2C e-learning portal, www.training.com. He was also CMO for Career Building Solutions at NIIT. Hira is on twitter as @mohitoz
Hira had joined JWT in November 2012 as Senior Vice-President and Regional Business Director and was given charge of JWT India’s digital operations in April 2013. He was then promoted to CEO, Hungama Digital Services in January 2014. At JWT, Hira headed one the key accounts of JWT, Airtel, while leading the company’s digital services. Prior to joining nIIT, he was with Times Internet Ltd, heading Marketing. He has also been the Brand Head for Times Foundation, Navbharat Times and The Economic Times, Delhi.
JWT acquired majority stake in Hungama Digital Services in May 2012. The acquisition was aimed at offering its clients a full services digital agency specialising in digital marketing and social media solutions.