Dentsu Aegis Network has announced the formation of an expanded Executive Council to drive the group’s business in India. The Executive Council comprise leaders of all Dentsu Aegis Network companies and heads of key functions.
Chaired by Ashish Bhasin, Chairman & CEO South Asia, Dentsu Aegis Network, the Executive Council includes Anand Bhadkamkar (Group Finance), Dimple Maheshwary (HR), Divya Karani (Dentsu Media), Simi Sabhaney (Dentsu Communications), Makato Nakao (Japanese International Clients), Kartik Iyer (Carat), Haresh Nayak (Posterscope), Sidharth Rao (Dentsu Webchutney), Narayan Devanathan (Dentsu Creative Impact), Shamsuddin Jasani (Isobar), Vivek Bhargava (iProspect), Nabendu Bhattacharyya (Milestone Brandcom), Rajiv Dingra (WAT Consult), Umesh Shrikhande (Taproot Dentsu), S Yesudas (Vizeum) and R. Ravishankar (psLIVE). CP Arora will be a special invitee.
“I am proud to say that we are the only media and advertising group in India to provide world-class specialist services with such depth under one umbrella,” said Bhasin.
“We want to offer our clients all the benefits of specialisation without the hassles of silos and our unique One P&L structure enables us to do so. Consequently, the Executive Council has the important role of capitalising on this advantage. Since we have been the fastest growing agency group for two years in a row, we are now amongst the top three groups in India. By Dec 2017, we aim to be in the top two, which will be a mandate for this Council,” he added.