Wunderman Thompson has named Shamsuddin Jasani as its chief executive officer, South Asia.
He will take over the new role from 1 November, 2021 and will report directly to Ewen Sturgeon, CEO, international of Wunderman Thompson.
Jasani moves from Isobar South Asia, where he was group managing director. He was also the head of Dentsu Creative.
Jasani said, “It’s a great honour, but an even greater responsibility, to join such an iconic brand as Wunderman Thompson, with an amazing legacy. I am really excited to not only continue this legacy but to take it to greater heights with the combination of creative, data, commerce and technology. I believe at Wunderman Thompson we have all the ingredients to be the partner of choice for the growth and transformation of brands and business in India.”
Sturgeon said, “We are pleased to have Shams join our Wunderman Thompson leadership, and believe he is the natural successor to continue propelling our South Asia business forward.”
Jasani replaces Tarun Rai
who was elevated as executive director, strategic initiatives, Apac.