McCann India has announced the promotion of Jitender Dabas to the post of Chief Operating officer, McCann Worldgroup India. He will report directly to Prasoon Joshi, Chairman and CEO.
Dabas, an IIT Delhi Alumni, is currently the Chief Strategy Officer of McCann India operations.
Sharing the news, Joshi said, âJitenderâs elevation would be no surprise to the McCann Worldgroup family and the industry. We at McCann have always had home-grown talent in leadership positions â those who understand our culture and have exceptional talent.
âI have seen Jitu grow over the years from strength to strength. He has not only honed his expertise in strategy but also demonstrated keen business leadership. I am sure that in the new role he will benefit our clients even more. Jitender Dabas will also be able to work more closely with our formidable leadership across geography in McCann India.â
Commenting on McCann India, he added, âOn every parameter that defines our industry â business, talent, reputation, awards â McCann India keeps proving that today itâs the topmost agency in India. Itâs teamwork, a shared vision and focus that enables McCann as a collective to deliver on and beyond expected norms. Our belief in creating meaningful work for the brands and the culture of excellence along with the ability to reinvent ourselves is what makes McCann a powerhouse.â
McCann Worldgroup, part of the Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG), is a global marketing solutions network united across 100+ countries with the vision to help brands play a meaningful role in peopleâs lives.