Dentsu India Group has announced two key appointments. Harjot Singh Narang has been appointed branch head, Delhi for Dentsu Marcom. Amit Wadhwa joins Delhi-based Dentsu Creative Impact as senior vice-president, Dentsu Creative Impact.
Harjot Narang joins from Leo Burnett where he worked as unit business head and was responsible for overall operations and a team of 60 people in four offices across the country. At Dentsu Marcom, Harjot will be branch head for Delhi and will be responsible for growing the client base.
Prior to joining Dentsu, Amit Wadhwa was business unit head at Leo Burnett, Delhi, handling communication duties for Bacardi, Kohler, Indian Express and Coke Studio. At Dentsu Creative Impact, his key priority will be to partner the account management, creative and planning teams to deliver high quality creative across brands.
Commenting on the new appointments, Rohit Ohri, executive chairman, Dentsu India Group, said, “At Dentsu India, we are strengthening our teams across our agencies. Seasoned professionals like Harjot and Amit bring on board diverse category knowledge, strong brand capability and a passion for creative excellence. Both are excellent cross-functional team managers. I see their skills help us deliver the best integrated communication solutions for our clients. I am delighted to welcome both, Harjot and Amit to Team Dentsu India!”
On being part of Dentsu Marcom, Harjot Singh Narang said, "For me the excitement to join Dentsu, comes as much from the positive energy that Rohit Ohri brings with him as from the clear vision that was shared with me in the discussion that led to this move. Dentsu is clearly looking to invest in and sustainably grow their position in the Indian market and that makes it the best place to be for any professional in this industry."
On joining team Dentsu, Amit Wadhwa said, “The decision to join Dentsu wasn’t really a tough one! Worldwide, Dentsu is amongst the top-most communication groups. Also in India there is a new focus and excitement about the group, a belief that got strengthened when I heard its India plans. Also I believe that the joy of a successful journey is doubled when you are a part of it from the very beginning. Besides that, my role and an interesting brand mix made joining Dentsu Creative Impact even more tempting. I’m looking forward to working with the team and being part of some interesting and effective brand work.".