Previously Dutta was senior vice president and executive planning director at JWT - New Delhi.
Shujoy Dutta has been appointed as the head of planning for J Walter Thompson’s (JWT) Bangalore office. Dutta has been with JWT for over nine years. In his last role at JWT Delhi, he has been the planning lead on brands such as Airtel, Hero Motocorp, Naukri.com, Jeevansaathi.com, 99acres.com, ITC Hotels, RedFM. MagicFM, to name a few.
Announcing Dutta’s appointment, Bindu Sethi, chief strategy officer, JWT, says, “Shujoy (Dutta), is an author and a story teller... He constructs his brand stories to get noticed, to shift behaviour. Dutta, is a treat for clients and colleagues. I look forward to seeing him build strong brands and stronger client relationships.”
Kundan Joshee - SVP and managing partner, JWT, Bangalore, adds, “...He (Dutta) is genuinely an integrated thinker and I see him adding tremendous value to our clients' businesses and the agency itself. I look forward to seeing him channeling this ability to create meaningful media agnostic platforms for our portfolio of brands and help drive the creative product.”
Commenting on his new role, Dutta says, “I’m very excited about my new role... I look forward to forging new partnerships and creating a bouquet of memorable work.”
According to the press release shared by the agency, with over 21 years of experience in marketing and advertising, Dutta has worked across multiple categories such as food and beverages, technology, automobile, insurance, hospitality, aviation and philanthropy. Having begun his career as a copywriter, he has worked in the creative function for over 10 years. He brings to planning an eclectic mix of strategy and creativity.