McCann Worldgroup India has announced the elevation of three of its senior staffers.
Jitender Dabas, who joined McCann Delhi in January 2011, has been elevated as chief strategy officer, McCann Worldgroup India. He was executive vice president and head of planning, McCann Erickson, prior to this.
Suraja Kishore, who joined McCann Mumbai in November 2013 as executive planning director, has been elevated to the position of national head planning —Truth Central.
Punit Kapoor, who Joined MRM McCann in May 2006 and was heading its Delhi operations until now, has been elevated as vice president and general manager for all India operations of MRM McCann. Mandeep Sharma, who held that position until January 2016, exited the agency to join Spark44.
Prasoon Joshi, chairman, McCann Asia Pacific and CEO, McCann Worldgroup India, said, "I am happy to announce these promotions. Over these year,Jitender brings forth an intricate understanding of brands coupled with leadership in building a stellar strategic planning team. I am confident he will bring tremendous value to the organisation at McCann Worldgroup level. Suraja who has been instrumental in great brand work will now also head the 'Truth Central' which is McCann Worldgroup’s global thought leadership unit engaged in creating original research, unearthing unique truths to help shape and grow clients’ businesses. Punit, who has helped grow MRM’s Delhi business year on year beyond industry average is ready to take on the challenge for MRM at national level.”