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Key top-level promotions at McCann

Jitender Dabas has been made Chief Strategy Officer; Suraja Kishore is now National Head Planning of Truth Central; and Punit Kapoor has been promoted as VP & GM for all-India operations of MRM McCann

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | February 16, 2016

McCann-W-GMcCann India has announced some key elevations in its senior ranks. Jitender Dabas, who joined McCann Delhi in January 2011, has been elevated to Chief Strategy Officer, McCann Worldgroup India.

Suraja Kishore, who joined McCann Mumbai in November 2013, has been elevated to National Head Planning - Truth Central.

Punit Kapoor, who Joined MRM McCann in May 2006 and was heading its Delhi operations, has been elevated as Vice-President & General Manager for all-India operations of MRM McCann.

Prasoon Joshi Prasoon Joshi

Commenting on these promotions, Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, McCann Asia Pacific and CEO McCann Worldgroup India, said, “I am happy to announce these promotions. Over the years, Jitender has brought forth an intricate understanding of brands coupled with leadership in building a stellar strategic planning team. I am confident he will bring tremendous value to the organization at McCann Worldgroup level. Suraja who has been instrumental in doing great brand work will now also head Truth Central which is McCann Worldgroup’s global thought leadership unit engaged in creating original research, unearthing unique truths to help shape and grow clients’ businesses. Punit, who has helped grow MRM’s Delhi business year on year beyond industry average, is ready to take on the challenge for MRM at the national level.”

Joshi added, “McCann has had an exemplary run over the last few years. From new businesses to helping existing brands face the challenges of market situations to being the No. 1 agency for three years in a row according to the Gunn report, McCann India is scaling new heights. And our team, especially the above-mentioned members, have contributed significantly in our journey. I am positive that our brands and businesses will benefit from their expertise.”


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