Campaign India Team
May 22, 2023

Tarun Rai retires

Was executive director - strategic initiatives for Wunderman Thompson APAC

Tarun Rai retires
Tarun Rai, executive director - strategic initiatives - APAC, Wunderman Thompson, is retiring from the agency.
Rai joined Wunderman Thompson in 1988 as an account executive from Asian Paints. He left the agency in 2008 to join World Wide Media before moving back to Wunderman Thompson in 2015 as CEO. In 2021, when the agency appointed Shamsuddin Jasani as CEO, Rai was appointed as executive director, strategic initiatives, APAC.
Ewen Sturgeon, CEO, International, Wunderman Thompson, said, "We would like to thank Tarun for his leadership and contribution to Wunderman Thompson and the industry over the past thirty years. His leadership in India helped pave the way for great success for our agencies and we wish him a happy retirement.”
Rai said, “I owe my career to Wunderman Thompson which provided me innumerable opportunities to grow. Over these years I have so many leaders of Wunderman Thompson and WPP to thank for placing their trust in me. It was an honor to lead exceptional teams in my different roles. Excellent professionals who made my job both easy and enjoyable. I am also indebted to all our clients who I have worked with over the last three decades, for their friendship and support. We partnered them in building some of the most powerful brands in the country. It has been an incredible journey – exciting, fulfilling and rewarding.”
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