Dileep Ashoka has joined McCann to head its South India operations. Ashoka is an advertising veteran and is credited with establishing McCann’s significant presence in the South region.
A Bangalore University alumni, he has been one of the key architects of some significant brand like TVS, Britannia, Tata Tea and ITC foods to name a few. He is an accomplished percussionist, is passionate about the business and a great team builder.
Announcing Ashoka’s appointment Prasoon Joshi Chairman APAC and CEO McCann Worldgroup India said, “I am delighted to have Dileep back in the McCann family. He is an organisation builder and I am sure he will take our South operations to newer heights.”
Partha Sinha – Vice Chairman and MD McCann shared his joy about the decision, “It’s great to have Dileep back in the system. South is strategically important for us and having someone as reputed as Dileep coming back here is really significant. I am looking forward to this office doing great things under his leadership.”
Commenting on this appointment Ashoka said, “It is a matter of great pride and joy for me to return to McCann after being away from the industry for few years. The sentiment is old but the task, team and challenges are new. This is a heady mix and I am looking forward to my new stint.”