Dentsu Inc. has appointed Rajesh Aggarwal, executive director and head, Dentsu Marcom, as president, Dentsu India.
In his new role, he will handle operations for all Dentsu group companies.
Rediffusion DY&R Pvt. Ltd (RDYR) has appointed Mukund Sharma from Ogilvy and Mather India as creative head at Bangalore.
Says Minakshi Achan, executive vice-president and executive creative director, RDYR: “He (Sharma) is one of the finest writers I know, and (I) am looking forward to seeing him create his magic on the RDYR brands.”
Digital entertainment company Hungama has made three key senior appointments to strengthen its business operations in South Asia. Anand Jhingan is now senior vice-president of the international mobile business of Hungama Mobile; Hemant Jain, senior vice-president, domestic business, Hungama Mobile; and Manan Chhatrapati, chief technology officer in Hungama.
Jhingan has 13 years of business development and client-facing consulting experience across national and international markets. Jain is a veteran in the Internet and digital media space, and has set up interactive/digital media divisions for leading advertising agencies. Chhatrapati has 25 years of knowledge in the domestic and international software industry, and began his career with AT&T Bell Laboratories in the US.
Iqbal Raj has joined Percept/H as national creative director. He moves from Rediffusion DY&R Pvt. Ltd, where he was executive creative director, and worked on brands such as Colgate and DB Realty. Raj has worked for around two decades in advertising.
Jayant Bedi has joined Percept/H, Delhi, as associate creative director, copy. Prior to joining Percept, he worked with Dmas Advertising and Communications Pvt. Ltd as head (creative services).