New Delhi : The Dentsu India Group today announced the appointment of Rohit Ohri as Executive Chairman, Dentsu India Group. Based out of Dentsu India Group’s India Headquarters in Gurgaon, Rohit will report in to Senior Vice President Yuzuru Kato of Dentsu Inc., at the Global Headquarters in Tokyo. Rohit joins from JWT India where he was Managing Partner.
As Executive Chairman, Dentsu India Group, Rohit Ohri will spearhead all Dentsu India Group companies and India business. Working in close conjunction with the leadership team in India and Tokyo, he will be responsible for the organization’s strategy and growth in India. Ohri will also lead the charge on the Group’s various initiatives in corporate branding, organizational development and people management in compliance with Dentsu Inc.’s best practices across its global network.
Sharing his thoughts on the development, Yuzuru Kato said, “India is one of the most important markets for us within the Dentsu Network. I am delighted to welcome Rohit-san as head of our India business. In him, we see a seasoned professional with a global world-view who can embody the spirit of the Dentsu Way for all our people, employees and clients alike.”
Mr. Kato added, “I have great confidence in Rohit-san’s expertise and keen business sense. We are on the same page in terms of vision, creative and strategic thinking, and ideas for the development of strong teams. It is my sincere belief that the Dentsu India Group will grow into one of the most highly respected solutions agencies under his leadership.”
Rohit Ohri has nearly twenty-four years of experience in advertising communications, twenty-one of which were spent at JWT, India. Following his very successful seven-year stint as head of the PepsiCo–JWT relationship in Central Asia, he was designated Managing Partner for JWT Delhi in 2005. Over the last six years, Ohri has led the enormous success of JWT’s Delhi Office, making it the largest and most profitable branch in Asia Pacific, and one of the top ten JWT offices globally.
A creative thinker and strategic leader, Ohri has an outstanding track record in enhancing the creative product, developing new business, managing organizational change, and driving revenue growth and profitability.