Santosh Padhi, co-founder and chief creative officer, Taproot Dentsu, is the latest high-profile exit at dentsu International.
His partner Agnello Dias had exited the agency last month. Padhi is the sixth high-profile exit at the agency. He follows Shamsuddin Jasani (MD - South Asia, Isobar), Anand Bhadkamkar (CEO, dentsu India), Gautam Mehra, chief data and product officer (Apac); Rubeena Singh, CEO, iProspect; and Vivek Bhargava, head of Dentsu Performance Group out of the agency.
Padhi said, "The new leadership team at Taproot Dentsu sets the tone for the future of the agency. They are a talented bunch of minds and I am confident they will continue to drive Taproot dentsu’s creative reputation going forward. I was lucky and blessed to have been showered with so much love and respect from the dentsu family over my wonderful 10-year-long journey. I preserve some beautiful memories which will always be close to my heart. My best wishes to the young and dynamic network for their further journey."