Shujoy Dutta has been elevated as head of planning for J Walter Thompson's Bengaluru office. Duttawas VP and executive planning director at the Delhi office prior.
Bindu Sethi, CSO, J Walter Thompson, said, “Shujoy, is an author and a story teller. The humans in his stories are people you want to love or trample; the response is strong and emotional. He constructs his brand stories to get noticed, to shift behavior. Shujoy, is a treat for clients and colleagues. I look forward to seeing Shujoy build strong brands and stronger client relationships.”
Kundan Joshee, SVP and managing partner, J. Walter Thompson, Bengaluru, said, “Shujoy’s energy is contagious, he is unquestionably talented and as new age a planner as one can get. He is genuinely an integrated thinker and I see him adding tremendous value to our clients' businesses and the agency itself. I look forward to seeing him channeling this ability to create meaningful media agnostic platforms for our portfolio of brands and help drive the creative product.”
Dutta added, “I’m very excited about my new role. This city has tremendous potential and JWT Bangalore packs in significant creative firepower. So, I look forward to forging new partnerships and creating a bouquet of memorable work, and of course, consuming lots of filter coffee.”.
In a career spanning 21 years, he has also worked with Lowe Lintas, Mindspace, Publicis, Bates, Star (ESPN Star) and Mudra.