Mayoori Kango, a former Hindi film actress remembered for her performance in Papa Kehte Hainthat featured the song Ghar Se Nikalte hi, has been appointed as Head of Industry – Agency partnerships in Google India.
According to media reports, Kango will be leading Google’s engagement with Publicis and DAN.
Prior to joining Google India, Kango was Managing Director at Performics for two years. Performics, owned by French advertising holding company Publicis Groupe, is a performance marketing agency that provides paid search, natural search, social, display, affiliate and mobile marketing solutions to a variety of Fortune 500 and smaller clients.
Mayoori has been instrumental in engaging and retaining accounts of firms like Uber, Airtel and Nestle.
She acted in 15 films and numerous television soaps in an acting career spanning over a decade and a half. The last time she appeared on the silver screen was the box office dud Kurbaan.
The former actress entered the corporate world in 2009 after completing a postgraduate degree from a New York business school.
She had chosen movies over a seat in IIT Kanpur when she made her acting debut.