Dentsu Webchutney, the digital agency from Dentsu Aegis Network, has further strengthened its leadership team with the promotion of Gautam Reghunath as Senior Vice President and Branch Head, Bangalore. He will lead the 40-member-strong team in Bangalore, overseeing clients including Flipkart, Dailyhunt, Helpchatand Quikr.
Reghunath, formerly Vice President, will report directly to Sidharth Rao, CEO, Dentsu Webchutney. As the branch head, Reghunath’s key role will be to further build on the Bangalore office’s business success in addition tostrengthening the agency’s creative and content production capabilities.
Confirming Reghunath’s new assignment, Rao said, “Under Gautam’s leadership, our South India business continues to evolve at tremendous speed, having grown 200% over last year. From what was a five-member office in early 2015, we are now a 40-people-strong team in Bangalore. It is imperative that we have the strongest possible leadership there to take us to new heights. Gautam has an ambitious vision for the company and is a powerful advocate of putting young talent at the forefront of our business.”
Talking about his new role, Reghunath says, “I am Dentsu Webchutney through and through, and this is a responsibility I am proud to be tasked with. The last one year has been great, being ranked number 1, great new clients and moving into our new space in Bangalore. We have embarked on an ambitious growth path, not just from a business perspective but also as individual creative professionals. The agency is brimming with young creative and leadership talent and it will be a privilege to lead them in our endeavor to continue evolving as a new-age agency - relevant for 2017 and relevant for our clients.”
Reghunath joined Dentsu Webchutney’s Mumbai office in 2010 at a junior servicing position and over the last two years had been tasked with building the agency’s Bangalore operations.He was recently named in Social Samosa’s ‘Top 30 under 30’ list and has previously worked with L&K Saatchi and Saatchi.