October 28, 2016 12:10 AM ET


Company Overview of Starcom MediaVest Group, Inc.

Company Overview

Starcom MediaVest Group, Inc. provides media and marketing services for marketers and advertisers in the United States and internationally. The company helps brands to engage the right customer at the right time in the right place with the right message; acts as media and marketing guide for various marketers; provides services in the areas of national broadcast, local broadcast, sports, multi-screen advertising, digital display advertising, digital video, social, mobile, print, out of home advertising, radio, multicultural, paid search, search engine optimization, and analytics; offers story building services; and provides performance marketing services. It also offers services in the areas...

35 West Wacker Drive

Chicago, IL 60601

United States

Founded in 1999





Key Executives for Starcom MediaVest Group, Inc.

Global Chief Executive Officer
Age: 50
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive Officer of SMG MENA and Executive Vice President of Business Development - PGM MENA
Chief Executive Officer of Northeast Asia
Chief Executive Officer of South East Asia
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Starcom MediaVest Group, Inc. Key Developments

VimpelCom Ltd. Appoints Dentsu Aegis Network and Starcom Mediavest Group to Manage Global Media Planning and Buying

VimpelCom Ltd. announced the appointment of two global media agencies to manage its global media planning and buying. The move forms part of the company's transformation to globalize its operations and processes across the Group. From January 1, 2016, Dentsu Aegis Network and Starcom Mediavest Group will take over media planning, management and buying for VimpelCom in the following countries: Russia, Italy, Ukraine, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Armenia, and Georgia, covering its consumer brands Beeline, Wind, Kyivstar, Banglalink and Mobilink.

Starcom Malaysia Appoints Dato Anthony Bujang as Non-Executive Chairman

Starcom has appointed a former senior executive from Malaysian media giant Media Prima as non-executive chairman and director. Dato Anthony Bujang, formerly the group CEO at New Straits Times Press, NTV7 and TV3, and more recently the CEO of oil and gas firm Petra Energy, joins Starcom Malaysia with a brief to boost stakeholder relations. The news comes the week after Starcoms Malaysia office secure the region-wide search business for AirAsia. Dato Anthony's appointment is strategic for SMG Malaysia, his management expertise, extensive network and corporate exposure is in line with the Groups plans to expand its reach in emerging markets like Malaysia.

Starcom Mediavest Announces Executive Changes

Starcom MediaVest has appointed Basabdatta Chowdhury as its new COO. She would join Starcom office from January 2016 and would report to Hanley King, Chairman, SMG India, and Mallikarjun Das, CEO, SMG India. Basabdatta Chowdhury was previously heading CEO, Platinum Media, a division of Madison Media as the CEO.

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