He moves from JWT Kolkata and will report to Vandana Das, President, DDB Mudra Group
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | June 12, 2012
DDB Mudra, Delhi, has appointed Ashwini Dhingra as Senior Vice-President. He will report directly to Vandana Das, President, DDB Mudra Group, and will be handling some of the agency’s most important Delhi-based clients such as Dabur, HBO, Jaypee Group, PepsiCo, Twinings and Wrigley’s.
Dhingra joins DDB Mudra Group from JWT, Kolkata, where he worked as Vice-President and Director, Client Services. He started his career in 1990 with Specialty Papers. He switched to advertising in 1997 with Euro RSCG and worked with them for 14 years before joining JWT in 2011. With over 15 years of experience, Dhingra has worked with Essar Cellphone, Lacoste, Kohler, Lebon, IMT, Jaypee Group, Zee News, ITC, Mayur Plywood and Tata Steel to name a few.
On his joining DDB Mudra, Dhingra said, “It is a fantastic opportunity to join an agency focused to touch newer heights and I am looking forward to adding value by teaming up with one of the best talents of the advertising industry.”
Commenting on Dhingra’s appointment, Madhukar Kamath, Group CEO & Managing Director, DDB Mudra Group, said, “For the DDB Mudra Group, Delhi is the growth market. Our offerings – advertising, media, digital, CRM, experiential, shopper marketing, retail and strategic branding – enable us to deliver to a varied client portfolio. In line with our strategy to grow in Delhi, which already accounts for close to 40 per cent of the DDB Mudra Group businesses, we are further strengthening the team with Ashwini. We now have a terrific team in place spearheaded by Vandana.”
Vandana Das said, “Over the past few months the team in Delhi has got stronger. We’ve got Radhika Das, Xavi, Ravinder Siwach, Nagendra Choudhary and now Ashwini on board. All of them are experts in their respective field and I feel truly privileged to lead such a talented team.”