Media network Starcom MediaVest Group has appointed Hanley King as Chairman for its Indian operations. He will report to John Sheehy, President, Global Operations, and will be based out of Mumbai.

King will focus on key client relationships, new business and commercial operations for the agency. Malli CR CEO SMG India and Vishal Sampat CEO SMG Conovonix will dually report to King and will continue to lead the daily operations of their respective organisation, the company said in a statement.

King was most recently SMG Global Client Lead for APAC, based in Singapore.