Dentsu India Group makes key senior level appointments

19 Jan,2012

By A Correspondent


Dentsu India Group on Wednesday appointed Suprotim Day as Chief Films Officer and CP Arora as Group Chief Financial Officer.


Mr Arora (popularly known as CP) takes on the mantle of Group Chief Financial Officer from Nobuki Sakai, who was seconded to Dentsu India early last year. A qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with nearly twenty years of experience in financial management, Mr Arora joins Dentsu from JWT, Delhi where he was the Vice President and Executive Commercial Director. As Strategic Business Partner with JWT, Delhi at both, the corporate and business unit level, he tracked financial efficiency and profitability, risk management, legal and compliance and overall financial operations for JWT Delhi Office.


As Group Chief Financial Officer, Mr Arora will now be responsible for the financial plans, P&L management, policies, and accounting practices of the Dentsu India Group. He will also lead the accounting, budgeting, fund management, and financing functions of all the Dentsu India Group companies.


In his last assignment, Suprotim Day (known as Tim) was Head of Stink, London’s operations in India. Stink,Londonis amongUK’s leading production houses and he was instrumental in setting up a JV between Stink and QED Films inIndia. The production house serviced agencies such as JWT, McCann Erickson, Ogilvy, Leo Burnett, Lowe, Publicis and Cheil Communications among others.


On these key appointments, Rohit Ohri, Executive Chairman, DentsuIndiasaid: “CP and Suprotim are seasoned professionals. They will partner me in our endeavour to significantly strengthen our service quality delivery to clients.”


With over 25 years of experience in the production and direction of commercials, Mr Day is one of the most sought after and respected Film Heads in the business. He has been in the forefront of producing large scale advertising films for clients like PepsiCo, Airtel, Sony, Nokia, ESPN, Hero Honda, Frito Lays, Samsung, Electrolux, Mitsubishi, Dabur, McDonalds and Nestle to name a few.




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