Wunderman Thompson, on Thursday appointed Shamsuddin Jasani as the incoming chief executive officer, South Asia. The appointment will come into effect on November 1. Jasani “Shams” will report directly to Ewen Sturgeon, CEO, International, Wunderman Thompson.
For Sturgeon, Shamsuddin Jasani is the natural successor to continue propelling Wunderman Thompson’s South Asia business forward.
Jasani is a veteran of the industry, having launched Isobar in India in 2008, growing it from a two-person team to over 300-strong across South Asia. It’s a great honour, but an even greater responsibility, to join such an iconic brand as Wunderman Thompson, Jasani said. “I am looking forward to not only continuing Wunderman Thompson’s legacy but to take it to greater heights with the combination of creative, data, commerce and technology. I believe at Wunderman Thompson we have all the ingredients to be the partner of choice for the growth and transformation of brands and business in India,” he added.
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