Dentsu Marcom has announced the appointment of R Ravi Shankar as Head of its Mumbai operations. Shankar joins Dentsu from SSC&B Lintas, where he was Executive Vice President, overseeing the entire operations of the agency.
Commenting on Shankar’s appointment, Ashish Dabral, COO, Dentsu Marcom, said, “Ravi’s experience and maturity would be an asset to Dentsu Marcom’s growth plans in Mumbai. We hope he will keep up the momentum of growth at the agency.”
Shankar takes over from Dabral, who had been heading Dentsu Marcom’s Mumbai operations. He would also have the agency’s Ahmedabad operations reporting to him.
Shankar said, “I am happy to be part of a high-growth agency like Dentsu. The team is young and energy levels are extremely high. You will surely be hearing more about us in the days to come.”
He brings with him over 20 years of experience during which he has handled clients like HUL, United Spirits, ICICI, Videocon, and Hyundai Motors, among others. Besides SSC&B Lintas, Shankar has also worked with Parle Agro as General Manager and Puma as Marketing Manager.