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Dentsu India appoints 5-time Cannes Lions winner Rahul Sengupta as chief creative officer

21 Sep 2017

Dentsu Aegis Network's Dentsu India has appointed Rahul Sengupta as chief creative officer. He will also be a part of the Dentsu Aegis Network India Creative Council.

Sengupta's worked as a director on films for Micromax, Havells, Standard Chartered Bank, Gillette, Horlicks, Dabur, Palliative Care Association of India, Bharat Matrimony, Berger Paints, Myntra, Domino’s, Gionee and YouTube. More notably, he's a decorated industry veteran with five Cannes Lions, two Effies and more to his name.

Commenting on his new role at Dentsu India, Sengupta, said: “A new agency, a new problem to crack every day, an old and much-loved profession and a city that is home. That’s a good place to be back in.”

Prior to this, Sengupta worked as executive creative director with Lowe Worldwide and with TBWA India in 2008 as national creative director, following which, he set up Nineteen Films in 2013.

Simi Sabhaney, chief executive of Dentsu India, said: “I found all that I was looking for in a creative head for Dentsu India so neatly stacked up in Rahul. He comes with a reputation of creating successful and famous campaigns on brands across different sectors. He has the energy to mentor, create and lead. Now that we are all set to propel, I could not have asked for a better creative partner than Rahul.”