Meet the Team. Who We Are?
Founder and CEO
Ramanujam Sridhar is a communication consultant, author, columnist, teacher, trainer, cricket enthusiast and a passionate social activist. A postgraduate in Management from IIM Bangalore and an MA in Economics from Loyola College, Chennai, Sridhar spent over six years in the banking industry, and in his own words “counted other people’s money and wrote other people’s Fixed Deposit receipts” before entering the fascinating and often frustrating world of advertising. Sridhar received the Lifetime Achievement Award for Communicators 2017 from PRCI (Public Relations Council of India).
Chairman & MD, Madison World
Sam Balsara has over 40 years of experience in marketing, advertising and media. Before starting Madison in 1988, he worked for 16 years at Sarabhai’s, Cadbury, Contract and Mudra. He has been rated the most influential person in Media by The Economic Times Brand Equity Ad Agency Reckoner since the inception of the report. He is also the recipient of the AAAI Lifetime Achievement Award, Ad Club of Kolkata’s Hall of Fame Award, IAA’s Media Agency Head of the Year and Exchange4Media’s Media Ace, Hallmark of the Year Award.
Executive Director, Madison World
Lara Balsara Vajifdar completed her Masters in Marketing from Bristol in UK and joined Madison in 2004 as a Management Trainee. She has been working in various functions and has been instrumental in diversifying the group into newer areas of Communication. She is also in charge of organization building.