Malavika Harita

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Malavika Harita
Alma materIndian Institute of Management Bangalore
TitleCEO of
Saatchi & Saatchi Focus

Malavika Harita is an Indian executive who is the current CEO of advertising and communications company Saatchi & Saatchi Focus. She is also the president of Ad club of Bangalore.[1]

Early life and education[edit]

Malavika completed her masters from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore in 1982.[2]


Malavika started her professional career at HMT Watches in an advertising and sales promotion function and joined Saatchi in 1993 after a stint at Mudra Communications. She also teaches advertising and brand management at various postgraduate institutes of management and communication in India.[3]

Awards and Honours[edit]

Malavika was the first woman to be awarded the Distinguished Alumni Award by IIM Bangalore.[4] She was one of the first Gurukul Chevening Scholars, selected by the British Government for a special program under Lord Meghnad Desai at London School of Economics on Globalization.


  1. ^ "Saatchi & Saatchi Focus CEO Malavika Harita is president of Bangalore Ad Club".
  2. ^ "Busybee of the ad world".
  3. ^ "Advertising professional enters IIMB wall of fame".
  4. ^ "An opportunity, not a challenge: Malavika Harita".