Khan will report to Sidharth Rao, CEO, Dentsu Webchutney and will be based in Mumbai. Her role includes heading the creative strategy and planning for the agency across its offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | June 9, 2016
Dentsu Webchutney, the digital agency from the Dentsu Aegis Network, has appointed Samera Khan as EVP, Strategy and Planning. Khan will be based out of Mumbai and will report to Sidharth Rao, CEO, Dentsu Webchutney.
As part of her new mandate, Khan will head creative strategy and planning for the agency across its offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru.
Commenting on her appointment, Khan said, “I am excited about this new role that I take on with Dentsu Webchutney. They have a unique way of approaching digital advertising with a spot-on understanding of culture and technology. And to partner with a distinct set of creative and strategic talent makes this even more exciting and challenging.”
Rao said, “Dentsu Webchutney has entered its next phase of growth and it’s absolutely essential for us that we use the right kind of partners to steer this growth forward. Samera has immense international experience along with advertising experience in India on some of the biggest brands in the world. This gives her a unique edge on strategy and understanding of the human mind. This will add to the strength that holds the Dentsu Webchutney fort together. I am extremely happy to welcome her on board.”
With over 12 years of experience, Khan has worked with agencies such a Ogilvy, FCB and Havas worldwide. Some of the brands that Khan has worked on internationally and in India include Vodafone, Nestlé, Unilever, Volkswagen, Porsche, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, IKEA, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, The Economist, HDFC Bank, BPCL, Sanofi and Hockey India among others.