McCan Worldgroup India has announced the elevation of Jitender Dabas as chief operating officer.
Dabas is the first COO at the agency since Govind Pandey, who left the agency in 2015.
He will report to Prasoon Joshi, chairman and CEO, McCann Worldgroup India.
Joshi said, “Jitender’s elevation would be no surprise to the McCann Worldgroup family and the Industry. We at McCann have always had home grown talent in leadership positions - those who understand our culture and have exceptional talent. I have seen Jitu grow over the years from strength to strength. He has not only honed his expertise in strategy but also demonstrated keen business leadership. I am sure that in the new role he will benefit our clients even more. Jitender Dabas will also be able to work more closely with our formidable leadership across geography in McCann India”.
Dabas joined the agency in 2011. He was elevated as CSO in 2016.