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Dentsu Impact appoints Shivil Gupta as Executive Creative Director

03 Mar 2017

Gupta joins from DDB Mudra and will be working on brands  like Maruti Suzuki and Hindustan Times. His responsibilities include enhancing  the agency’s creative qualities and to build a great team

Dentsu Impact has appointed Shivil Gupta as Executive  Creative Director. Gupta last worked with DDB Mudra as ECD. He has replaced  Akashneel Dasgupta, who recently joined ADK Fortune as Senior Vice-President  and Executive Creative Director.

Commenting on Gupta’s appointment, Soumitra Karnik, NCD,  Dentsu Impact, said, “He is one of the finest creative people who is so  grounded. His insights are fresh and temperament of working is so brilliant.  Therefore, to get him on board was a natural choice. Dasgupta was a great  observer of people with lovely insights. Gupta fits into the role very  naturally.”

Gupta is excited about his new journey, he said, “I am very  excited to become a member of the Dentsu Impact family. For me, it has always  been people first, and when I met Soumitra and Amit, my first reactions were,  ‘Bande achche hain’. Also, you cannot miss the positive vibe and enthusiasm  around. I am looking forward to do some amazing work at Dentsu.”

Gupta will be working on brands like Maruti Suzuki and  Hindustan Times. His responsibilities will include enhancing the creative  qualities of the agency and to build a great creative team.

Gupta has around 13 years of work experience and has worked  at agencies like Percept H, Draft FCB, Leo Burnett, Interface Communications.  He joined DDB Mudra as Senior Creative Director and was elevated to the  position of Executive Creative Director.