This is Singh’s second stint with the agency. He joins in from TBWA\India, where he was National Head of Art
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | April 22, 2015
Dentsu has brought on board Deepak Singh as Executive Creative Director (ECD) for Dentsu Creative Impact. He returns to Dentsu’s fold, having worked with Dentsu Communications as ECD in early 2013, before joining TBWA\India as National Head of Art.
Singh has earlier worked with advertising firms such as Leo Burnett, Grey Worldwide, McCann Erickson and Mudra. He has handled brands like ITC, Philips, Nissan, Datsun, Peter England, Adidas, Electrolux, Bajaj Electricals, Parle-G, Appy Fizz, Bailley, Air India, Tata Indicom, Priyagold Biscuits, ABN Amro Bank, Kia Diamonds, Vimal, Suzlon, UTV, Pantene, Ambuja Cement and Union Bank.
Welcoming Singh into the Dentsu family, Rohit Ohri, Executive Chairman, Dentsu India and CEO, Dentsu APAC, said, “I’m delighted to have Deepak on board as Executive Creative Director at Dentsu Creative Impact. He is an extremely talented individual with a great work ethic. I’m sure that he will be a catalyst in the creative transformation journey that Dentsu embarked on a few years back.”
Soumitra Karnik, National Creative Director, Dentsu, added here, “I am really happy to have Deepak back in my team. These are exciting times for Dentsu India and we have a clearly defined roadmap as we go ahead. The industry should expect high quality ideas from us and Deepak will play an integral role in helping Dentsu deliver to that vision.”
He further said, “Deepak is a much awarded creative person and one of the finest art talents we have in our country. He has been tasked with partnering me in building a solid creative environment within and a great creative reputation for Dentsu outside.”
“As I step into the role of Executive Creative Director at Dentsu Creative Impact, an organisation that I’ve already shared a very meaningful association with in the past, it feels great to be back. I’m excited to take on new responsibilities and be a part of the agency, a complete integrated agency with strong plans for the future. I’m really looking forward to working with Soumitra, an inspiring leader and a great mentor. I’m also happy to be a part of his vision, which I feel is quite challenging,” said Singh, on his appointment.
Through the course of his 13 years of professional pursuits, Singh has over 400 national and international awards to his name at various forums like Cannes, One Show, LIA, GoaFest, New York Festival, Adfest, Spikes, Young Guns and so on.