Campaign India Team
Mar 07, 2019

Amitesh Rao joins McCann Worldgroup as EVP and head of Delhi

Moves from TBWA where he was executive director

Amitesh Rao joins McCann Worldgroup as EVP and head of Delhi
McCann Worldgroup India has announced the appointment of Amitesh Rao as executive vice president and head of its Delhi office. He will report to Alok Lall, executive director, MWG and India head of advertising.
 
This is his second stint at McCann. He spent four years at the agency between 1996 and 2000. He joins the agency from TBWA where he was executive director and managing director of Nissan United India (Omnicom’s integrated communications unit for Nissan).
 
Rao replaces Nutan Sooda, who moved out of the agency in February.
 
Prasoon Joshi, chairman McCann Asia Pacific, CEO and CCO, McCann Worldgroup India, said “Amitesh comes with a range of experience, a keen eye for innovation and an entrepreneurial zeal. His joining the McCann fold will add a new dimension to our valued client relationships in our Delhi operation.”
 
Rao said, “The industry is going through a dramatically exciting and challenging period, andI am really looking forward to be a part of the agency and team that’s right in the thick of it”.
 
In a career spanning 23 years, he has also worked with Publicis, JWT, Rediffusion, RPG Enterprises and MTS.
 
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Campaign India

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