Dentsu has appointed Ashish Khanna as Global CEO, Dentsu Global Services (DGS), a globally networked talent capability that delivers services across Dentsu's Creative, Media and Customer Experience Management (CM) businesses.
As per an official release by Dentsu, in this role, Khanna will lead DGS’s 8,500+ networked team across the globe. Reporting to Michael Komasinski, CEO, CXM, international markets, he will also work closely with the global leadership and brand teams to drive growth and operational excellence for dentsu clients around the world.
Dentsu said, “Khanna will be responsible for operationalising a globally networked talent capability that enables clients to access high-quality, consistent, cost-competitive services, combining the right expertise with the right technology from the right locations. Leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) and automation, Khanna is committed to modernising the operations of this global capability to drive sustainable impact for Dentsu's global clients, employees, and society.”
Khanna has over 25 years of experience in driving transformation, innovation and operational excellence for companies such as Genpact, Accenture and PwC.
"I am honoured to lead Dentsu Global Services and power growth for dentsu. The world-class DGS team represents a wonderfully diverse group of networked talent who will work with radical collaboration across dentsu to build client-centric solutions powered by technology. I look forward to working alongside them to drive transformation, innovation, and operational excellence that will accelerate dentsu’s growth ambitions," Khanna said.
Komasinski said, "We are delighted to have Ashish on board. As an industry leader in automation, digital operations, and future-of-work strategies, he brings vast experience managing complex digital transformation programs, including new technologies, operating models, and digital service launches. In his capacity, Ashish will continue to drive Dentsu's long-term success by providing clients with high-quality service and fostering a positive work environment for our teams."