Rajat Sethi, Managing Director, Dentsu Marcom, has put in his papers. He had joined the agency on September 24, 2009. Sethi is yet to decide on his next destination. Meanwhile, no decision has been taken on his replacement at Dentsu Marcom yet.
Confirming the development to exchange4media, Sethi cited difference in leadership and management styles as the reason for quitting the agency. On his next move, he said, “I have a couple of opportunities and will decide soon.”
Sethi was earlier 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.
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 and communications institutes in India. Recently, he was invited as a speaker at the 2009 India Business Conference held in Harvard Business School, Boston.