Dentsu Communications has appointed Vipul Thakkar as the national creative director. Prior to this, he was creative head- South and East of DDB Mudra Group. Based in Mumbai, he has been mandated with strengthening the agency's Southern network and expanding the Mumbai operation.
Rohit Ohri, executive chairman, Dentsu India Group, said, “I am delighted to have Vipul as a part of the Dentsu Communications leadership team. ‘Work that works’ has been Vipul’s mantra. His work has worked not only for the brands that he’s worked on, but also for the agencies he has worked in. He has built motivated integrated teams, seamless agency networks and a solid creative reputation for the organisations he has worked for. I’m confident that Vipul’s creative leadership, will take Dentsu Communications to greater heights.”
Simi Sabhaney, CEO, Dentsu Communications, added, “His deep knowledge of both the south and west markets and his ability to creatively connect the dots in the integrated communication landscape, is a perfect combination for a company like ours. I am delighted to welcome Vipul into the DCPL family.”
Thakkar said, “I am thrilled at this moment when I don the hat of NCD at Dentsu Communications. It will be my pursuit to produce effective communication, eked out from both newer insights and everyday rituals. This is a great opportunity to tap the potential of the south and west markets and to work with the wonderful and energetic team, where I will aim to channelise all energies leveraging our strengths and in validating the proof of the pie by building brands- effectively and consistently.”
In a career spanning 19 years, Thakkar has also worked with Ogilvy & Mather.