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Gaurav Soi joins Dentsu Webchutney as executive vice-president

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Digital | December 15, 2015
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He was senior vice-president at Havas Worldwide.

Dentsu Webchutney, Dentsu Aegis Network's digital agency, has roped in Gaurav Soi to lead its business operations, nationally. He joins as executive vice-president, and will take care of company operations across its offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru.

Gaurav Soi

Sidharth Rao

Commenting on his appointment, Soi says, "The most commonly-used word in conversations today is digital. It is no longer the future. It is here and now! Denstu Webchutney has a proven track record and is associated with very prestigious brands. Known for its quality product and forward thinking, I am extremely proud to be a part of this team."

"The company is aggressively focussing on growth; and yet, we will need to retain the quality of our product across client offerings. It is this balance that will make the road ahead a very exciting one," he added.

Sidharth Rao, CEO and co-founder, Webchutney says, "Dentsu Webchutney has now entered its next phase of growth and it's absolutely essential for us that we use the right kind of experiences to steer this growth forward. Gaurav comes in with immense experience and exposure across clients and categories. And, his appointment will only further catalyse the strength that already holds the Dentsu Webchutney fort so strong. I am extremely happy to welcome him on board."

Soi has 15 years of experience, having worked with agencies including The Grey Group (Mumbai), Ambience Publicis, Metal Communications and Havas Worldwide. He has worked with brands such as Sony SIX, Sony LIV, Jaslok Hospital and Research Center, HDFC Bank, BPCL, Sanofi, Audi, Frooti, Appy/Appy Fizz, Dainik Bhaskar Group, VST, ITC, Kotak and FIAT previously.

He has also been part of the events and activations industry during his tenure at Line Communications.

Dentsu Webchutney is a team of over 200 digital marketing professionals across New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Its client portfolio include brands like Flipkart, Airtel, Unilever, MasterCard and Coca Cola in areas of online advertising, website design, mobile marketing, and social media.

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