Dentsu Aegis Network India has promoted Sidharth Rao as Chairman, Happy mcgarrybowen (HMB) India and Chairman, Dentsu Webchutney.
In his current role as the CEO of Dentsu Webchutney, Rao is responsible for overseeing the business’ consistent performance and expansion across the country and even on a global level. Rao’s promotion also points towards DAN’s legacy to invest in developing the founders who partner and get involved with the network’s acquisition efforts.
Rao will continue to report to Anand Bhadkamkar, CEO, DAN India and work with Samarjit Choudhry, President, HMB India.
“Sidharth’s journey with Dentsu Webchutney is one of the most iconic stories of modern Indian advertising,” said Anand Bhadkamkar, CEO, DAN India. “He is already an integral part of DAN India’s key leadership team and, as we strengthen our digital and creative credentials, I am delighted to have him take up this additional new mandate with Happy mcgarrybowen.”
A new CEO for Dentsu Webchutney will be announced in the upcoming months to guide the company into the next decade.