Dentsu Webchutney has further strengthened its leadership team with the promotion of Gautam Reghunath as Senior Vice President and Branch Head, Bangalore, from the Vice President’s position. He will lead the 40-member-strong team in Bangalore, overseeing clients including Flipkart, Dailyhunt, Helpchat and Quikr.
Confirming Reghunath’s new assignment, Sidharth Rao, CEO, Dentsu Webchutney, said, “Under Gautam’s leadership, our South India business continues to evolve at tremendous speed, having grown 200% over last year. From what was a five-member office in early 2015, we are now a 40-people-strong team in Bangalore. It is imperative that we have the strongest possible leadership there to take us to new heights. Gautam has an ambitious vision for the company and is a powerful advocate of putting young talent at the forefront of our business.”
As the branch head, Reghunath’s key role will be to further build on the Bangalore office’s business success in addition to strengthening the agency’s creative and content production capabilities.
Talking about his new role, Reghunath said, “I am Dentsu Webchutney through and through, and this is a responsibility I am proud to be tasked with. The last one year has been great, being ranked number 1, great new clients and moving into our new space in Bangalore. We have embarked on an ambitious growth path, not just from a business perspective but also as individual creative professionals. The agency is brimming with young creative and leadership talent and it will be a privilege to lead them in our endeavour to continue evolving as a new-age agency, relevant for 2017 and relevant for our clients.”
Reghunath joined Dentsu Webchutney’s Mumbai office in 2010 at a junior servicing position and over the last two years had been tasked with building the agency’s Bangalore operations. He has previously worked with L&K Saatchi and Saatchi.