Dentsu India is an integrated full-service communication agency which believes that the intersection of creativity and technology is where the magic is, and will continue to be in the future. To walk this talk, Dentsu India harnesses the power of collaboration within the network. Pulling in different vertical specialists from the Dentsu Aegis Network, Dentsu India creates bespoke teams with experts from media, digital, performance marketing and creative, to think of integrated communication solutions that build both the brand and the business.
Meet the Management
Over 26 years of experience, 23 of which were at Ogilvy, makes Simi Sabhaney an advertising veteran. She has gathered experience across various categories. Some of the marquee clients she has worked with, at Ogilvy, include Cadbury, HUL foods and beverages, ITC Foods, Titan Watches, SAB Miller, Madura Garments and The Hindu.
Simi has been bred to believe in the power of integrated creative solutions. Her mantra is simple, ‘Good work works’. Ever since Simi has taken charge of Dentsu India, the organisation has witnessed changes on all fronts; ranging from change in office location to change in client mix to change in talent pool. Dentsu India is headquartered in Bangalore with footprints in Mumbai, Chennai and Kochi as well.
With more than 10 years of international experience, collectively obtained from Dentsu Asia, Dentsu Singapore, Dentsu Malaysia and Dentsu Vietnam, Gaku Shinoda has proven success in growing clients' business operations across the APAC region. He has worked with stalwarts like Toyota, Lexus, Kao, Canon, and Panasonic, as well as many international brands.
Vishal has over 11 years of experience in advertising and account planning. Over this tenure, he has gained considerable expertise in FMCGs, food and beverage brands, 2-wheelers and e-commerce. Some of the brands he has worked on include TVS Motors, Flipkart, Britannia and Tata Tea. A great believer in creativity as the route to effectiveness, Vishal has won multiple EFFIE awards in India and the APAC region as well.
With over 20 years of experience, Vipul Thakkar is the man behind some of the most memorable campaigns of brands like Titan, Allen Solly, Femina, Killer Jeans, MTR Foods, Vodafone, Jos Alukkas and Peter England among many others.
A qualified Chartered Accountant and with over 14 years of experience, Shridhar Toshniwal oversees Dentsu India's commercial and operational finance, and provides leadership on business planning, accounting, compliances and budgeting efforts of the Company. He also plays a key role in synergies and transforming the finance function of the Group – Dentsu Aegis Network. Before Dentsu India, within Dentsu Aegis Network, he played an important role in setting up the Centre of Excellence for Global Finance function supporting our Group companies outside India in Accounting, Reporting and Finance Transformation. Prior to joining the Dentsu Aegis Network, Shridhar has worked on M&A, Integration, Due Diligence, IPO filing at Indian Stock Exchange, Audit & Compliances, SOX, setting up SEZ & STPI units, ERP implementation, etc.