Ohri relocates to Dentsu Aegis S'pore; Bhasin may get additional mandate
Dentsu Aegis Network today announces the geographic expansion of Rohit Ohri’s role. Having previously led Dentsu in India and Asia Pacific South, Rohit is now appointed CEO Dentsu Asia Pacific (ex Japan) covering all markets in the region outside of Dentsu’s home territory. In doing so Rohit relocates from Delhi to Singapore.
Sorces close to the development told Adgully on the condition of annonomity that Ashish Bhasin, the current Chairman & CEO South Asia - Dentsu Aegis Network may now get the additional responsibility of leading the business in the region, by heading all Dentsu branded agencies, Taproot Dentsu, Dentsu Webchutney, Mentsu Marcom, Dentsu Communication, Dentsu Creative Impact, Dentsu Media and all the former Ageis Media Network agencies.
Nick Waters CEO Dentsu Aegis Network Asia Pacific said: “Rohit has done a fabulous job transforming Dentsu in India. Across Asia, Dentsu has an extraordinary track record of innovation and as the largest agency in the region has an unmatched depth and breadth of capabilities. Sano-san and myself are really looking forward to working more closely with Rohit to unleash the full potential of the business.”
Commenting on the move, Hiroaki Charlie Sano, Executive Officer of Dentsu Inc. and CEO of the Dentsu Branded Agencies within Dentsu Aegis Network said: “Dentsu is an agency network with a long standing history and a strong footprint in Asia Pacific. Rohit shares our creative ambition and strong vision for Dentsu and the way we work with our clients. I’m delighted he will be taking on a more central position within the network to help guide the business outside of Japan”.