Dentsu Aegis Network has announced the elevation of Suresh Mohankumar to the position of president planning, Dentsu Communications (DCPL).
In his new role, Mohankumar will chair the planning council of DBA (Dentsu Branded Agencies) India. He will also build and lead Dentsu Webchutney’s planning capabilities in the South.
Ashish Bhasin, chairman and CEO South Asia, Dentsu Aegis Network, said, “Suresh is brilliant in strategic planning and has played an important role in building several high profile brands. With his vast experience and knowledge of our business, I am sure he will be able to take our planning abilities to a new height.”
Simi Sabhaney, CEO, DCPL, said, “Suresh has all the key ingredients one seeks in a planning partner. He is disciplined, courageous, passionate and accountable. He builds magic on a bedrock of sound logic. I wish him the very best in his new role.”
Rohit Ohri, CEO, Dentsu Asia Pacific, added, “Suresh is an intuitive strategic planner and has contributed solidly towards brand building work for many a client. I’m confident that with his rich experience and deep understanding of our business, he will be able to take the planning capabilities of the group to newer heights.”
Mohankumar said, “I am really excited about this new assignment; it is a great opportunity to bring alive Dentsu’s vision of ‘Borderless Engagement’ with every project that we work on.”