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LS Digital Strengthens its Leadership Team by Appointing Vishal Sharma as DVP – Media Buying and Trading

India, 25th April 2024: LS Digital, a leading independent digital marketing transformation (DMT) company, has made a strategic move by appointing Mr. Vishal Sharma as their new Deputy Vice President (DVP) of Media Buying and Trading. With an impressive experience of over 18 years across various industries, Vishal brings a wealth of expertise in buying and trading as well as vendor management, digital marketing, strategy building for performance marketing, and branding planning. His expertise will be instrumental in enhancing the Media Buying division at LS Digital.

Prior to LS Digital, Vishal was part of GroupM India Private Limited for eight years, playing multiple roles in the media partnerships unit; from being Director Performance to Director Buying and Trading to Senior Investment Director. Before GroupM, Vishal was at Netcore Solutions Pvt Ltd, where he introduced a new business division called “Affiliate Program”, which was a performance driven buying model between clients and service aggregators.

In these 18-years Vishal has managed and provided services to Aditya Birla Group, ICICI Lombard, Bajaj Finser,, Hotstar, Gpay, P&G, Mercedes Benz, UTI MF, Tata Motors, Dell, and among many others in multiple genres.

Commenting on Vishal’s appointment, Maanesh Vasudeo, Leadership Team at LS Digital, “At LS Digital, we recognize the ever-evolving landscape of media buying and the transformative impact it can have on businesses across industries. As we propel towards a landscape of digital marketing transformation (DMT), omnichannel presence and consistency, it is essential for us to continually integrate media and marketing practices to offer tailored solutions to our partners.” This being Vishal’s second stint at LS Digital, Maanesh further added, “Vishal in his earlier role at LS Digital was responsible for pre-sales, media planning and execution. In these years, I have seen Vishal grow as a professional and his strength in media buying will further help LS Digital’s ambitious global growth plans.”

Vishal’s extensive experience and proven track record in digital media buying & trading, performance marketing and being part of the strategy team, will bring a fresh perspective to LS Digital’s zeal to innovate. His ability to navigate the complexities of the digital landscape and craft innovative solutions will be instrumental in helping LS Digital’s clients achieve their goals.

Expressing his thoughts on his appointment, Vishal shared, “I am thrilled to be back at LS Digital, known for pioneering strategies that encompass the entire consumer journey through the DMT framework. In today’s dynamic media and branding landscape, it is crucial to meet the evolving expectations of the new-digital-native audience.” Commenting on specific requirements of the brands today, Vishal further said, “Understanding the client’s requirement which is not always about the best price but about the best buying metrics and right channel mix to drive best outcomes. I look forward to contributing to LS Digital’s tradition of delivering impactful solutions tailored to modern brands and audiences.”

Vishal will be responsible for the growth of Non-Biddable Media; branding and performance partnership solutions, building trading strength and brand planning for brand subscribing to media services and help build trust in the minds of the clients.

This appointment is part of LS Digital growth strategy of strengthening its leadership by hiring best in the industry and become a global leader in Digital Marketing Transformation space.


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