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THEMA Sets Up Hub in India


THEMA is expanding its operations in Asia with the creation of a new subsidiary in Mumbai, India.

The new hub will be in charge of developing business operations across the Indian subcontinent (SAARC), including India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives. Manivel Malone has been named managing director of THEMA South Asia and will be based in Mumbai from January 1, 2018. Alexandre Bac has been appointed as the new managing director of THEMA Asia Pacific, based in Singapore. Both report to Arnaud Verlhac, the head of distribution for THEMA Group, based in Paris.

Fabrice Faux, CEO of THEMA, commented: “Asia is key in THEMA’s distribution strategy, and adding a new piece to our network in India is a major advantage we are proud to offer to the channels we represent.

“Manivel Malone and Alexandre Bac, together with Arnaud Verlhac, are experienced professionals whose enthusiasm, organization and commitment will certainly meet our highest clients’ expectations.”

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