Dentsu Webchutney ropes in Samera Khan to head strategy

She was creative director and strategist at Global Media Insight in the UAE prior

Jun 09, 2016 07:41:00 AM | Article | Campaign India Team

Dentsu Webchutney has announced the appointment of Samera Khan as EVP – strategy and planning. She will be based in Mumbai and report to Sidharth Rao, CEO, Dentsu Webchutney.
In the newly created position, she will be heading the creative strategy and planning across offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru. In her last assignment, she was creative director and strategist at Global Media Insight in the UAE.
Khan said, “I am excited about this new role that I take on with Dentsu Webchutney. They have a unique way of approaching digital advertising with a spot-on understanding of culture and technology. And to partner with a distinct set of creative and strategic talent makes this even more exciting and challenging.”
Rao said, “Dentsu Webchutney has entered its next phase of growth and it’s absolutely essential for us that we use the right kind of partners to steer this growth forward. Samera has immense international experience along with advertising experience in India on some of the biggest brands in the world. This gives her a unique edge on strategy and understanding of the human mind. This will add to the strength that holds the Dentsu Webchutney fort together. I am extremely happy to welcome her on board.”
Khan has also worked with OgilvyOne, FCB Ulka and Havas Worldwide.