Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) has announced the appointment of Asha Suvarna as chief financial officer for its operations in India. She moves from GroupM where she was finance director.
Suvarna takes over from Anand Bhadkamkar who was elevated as CEO earlier this year. Suvarna will report to Bhadkamkar and David Neal, CFO - greater South – Dentsu Aegis Network.
Bhadkamkar said, “I am pleased to announce Asha’s appointment as CFO of the Group in India. Asha brings with her considerable experience in our industry as well as a very strong understanding of our business. With her financial acumen and leadership capabilities, I am sure Asha will be a great addition to the DAN India executive team and a critical strategic business partner in these transformational times.”
Suvarna said, “Home to 23 super-successful agency brands of the country, Dentsu Aegis Network today is undoubtedly the fastest growing network in India. I am extremely honoured and happy to take up this new role and now ready to embark upon this new challenge under DAN’s strong One P&L philosophy.”