Kavita Lakhani, one of India's most respected PR professionals, has been promoted to executive cby MullenLowe Lintas Group for the group’s PR firm, GolinOpinion. The firm manages the mandates for leading global and Indian brands including TATA Starbucks, Etihad Airways, Marriott International Inc, Porsche, VIP Industries, Too Yumm!, DP World, Seiko, Principal Group, Sony Pictures Networks India, among others.
Kavita continues to report to Ameer Ismail, president, GolinOpinion. Commenting on Kavita’s new role, Ameer said “Kavita has been an integral part of driving GolinOpinion’s successful growth over the years. Her elevation is a reflection of her valued contribution in helping the agency achieve its commitments and contributing to our overall positive perception in the marketplace. Kavita is a strong business leader and I am delighted to have her take on the new role for GolinOpinion. Kavita will be responsible for GolinOpinion’s national businesses, leading new business initiatives, building a management team and enhancing our corporate marketing efforts, including brand awareness and engagement.
Kavita’s deep analytical ability to dig into research and uncover key audience motivators and barriers, gives her insight into framing effective campaign strategies. Her expertise in branding, message development, public education and issue/crisis management using social/traditional media, make her a sought-after senior counselor by clients.
Speaking of the promotion, Kavita said “My passion for communications has only increased over the years. I am proud to be part of a great institution like the MullenLowe Lintas Group. GolinOpinion is a market-leading PR consultancy that delivers powerful creative campaigns to clients, coupled with high-quality execution. I look forward to enhancing GolinOpinion’s blue chip client portfolio and developing new competencies.”
A seasoned communications professional with nearly two and half decades of experience in the field of Public Relations, Kavita is ranked among the top 16 Women in Indian PR consulting and is part of the leadership team at MullenLowe Lintas Group. She was co-chair, India, Interpublic Group Women’s Leadership Network, core team member of Lintas India’s Sexual Harassment Committee and is currently part of the Group's Crisis Response Team.