Dentsu India has announced the appointment of Rajat Sethi as Managing Director, Dentsu Marcom. Working closely with Rajesh Aggarwal, President, Dentsu India, Sethi’s mandate will be to lead business and operations at Dentsu Marcom. Prior to Dentsu, Sethi was heading the Country operations in India for Reader’s Digest International.
A practicing marketing communications professional, Sethi has helped build operations in the Indian sub-continent for marketing communication companies such as Wunderman, McCann Relationship Marketing and before that in advertising with Lintas and as Vice President of McCann Erickson where he was conferred the HK McCann Leadership Award.
Aggarwal said, “Rajat is a veteran in the Indian communications’ and mediascape and it’s great to have him on board Team Dentsu in India. His diverse experience across disciplines of communications is something of tremendous value and we see him lead Dentsu Marcom to great heights.”
Sethi added, “I am delighted to join the Dentsu team in India. I believe Dentsu in India combines the best of entrepreneurial spirit with global expertise, both of which are critical in managing today’s communication needs. I am looking forward to growing the Dentsu Marcom business in India and contributing to our clients' success.”
Sethi is a graduate in Economics and a Post Graduate in Management studies. He also completed his Advanced Management Program from Harvard Business School in 2005. Rajat is also a guest speaker at several Management & Communications Institutes in India. Recently he was invited as a speaker at the 2009 India Business Conference held in Harvard Business School, Boston.