Dentsu India has announced the elevation of Nitin Suri and Harish Arora as national creative directors. While Suri takes the place of Adrian Mendonza who moved out of Dentsu Marcom in mid of 2010, Arora will be national creative director at Dentsu Corporate, with additional responsibilities covering Dentsu MediaTech.
On the appointments, Gullu Sen, executive vice chairman and chief creative officer, Dentsu India, stated, “It is great to have stalwarts like Nitin and Harish on our team. They bring a sense of dependability and maturity to client relationships. Their promotions and enhanced responsibilities are just our way of saying they are valued and trusted.”
Both Suri and Arora will continue to be Delhi-based and report to Gullu Sen. For the record Shivanand ‘Doc’ Mohanty is national creative director at Dentsu Communications.
Both Suri and Arora are part of the founding team at Dentsu India, and have been with the agency since its inception seven years ago. Suri, however took a brief trip out to Bates 141 for a year before returning to the Dentsu fold last year. Tripathy will be based out of New Delhi and focus on bringing the agency's best practices to its Indian clients, as well as continue to increase the talent pool as part of MediaCom’s People First programme.