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Dentsu Webchutney appoints Gaurav Soi as Executive Vice President

Soi will head the agency’s new business operations nationally and report to CEO, Sidharth Rao. He will channelize new opportunities across offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | December 15, 2015

Gaurav-Soi Gaurav Soi

Dentsu Webchutney, the digital agency from the Dentsu Aegis Network, has roped in Gaurav Soi to head its new business operations, nationally. Soi joins as Executive Vice President and will report to Sidharth Rao - CEO, Dentsu Webchutney.

As part of his new mandate, Soi will identify and channelize new opportunities for the agency across its offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru. Prior to this, Soi was Senior Vice President, Havas Worldwide, Mumbai.

Commenting on his appointment, Soi said, “The most commonly used word in conversations today is digital. It is no longer the future. It is here and now. Denstu Webchutney has a proven track record and is associated with very prestigious brands. Known for its quality products and forward thinking, I am extremely proud to be a part of this team.”

“The company is aggressively focusing on growth; and yet, we will need to retain the quality of our products across client offerings. It is this balance that will make the road ahead a very exciting one,” he added.

Sidharth Rao Sidharth Rao

Commenting on the appointment, Rao said, “Dentsu Webchutney has now entered its next phase of growth and it’s absolutely essential for us that we use the right kind of experiences to steer this growth forward. Gaurav comes in with immense experience and exposure across clients and categories. And his appointment will only further catalyse the strength that already holds the Dentsu Webchutney fort so strong. I am extremely happy to welcome him on board.”

With more than 15 years of experience, Soi has worked with agencies including The Grey Group (Mumbai), Ambience Publicis, Metal Communications and most recently Havas Worldwide. He has also been part of the events and activations industry through Line Communications.

Some of the brands on which Soi has worked include Sony Six, Sony Liv, Jaslok Hospital and Research Center, HDFC Bank, BPCL, Sanofi, Audi, Frooti, Appy/Appy Fizz, Dainik Bhaskar Group, VST, ITC, Kotak and Fiat to name a few.

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