Dentsu Aegis Network launches DAN Women’s Council

04 Feb,2016

By A Correspondent

 

In an attempt to encourage women to continue and reach top positions inside corporate India and also to create an environment where theycan grow and flourish, Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN)has established the DAN Women’s Council.

 

Rajni Menon

Chaired by Rajni Menon, Executive Vice President, Carat India, the advisory committee will have Nipun Kapur, COO, WATConsult, Divya Karani, CEO, Dentsu Media, Sunita Prakash,Senior Vice President, Dentsu Marcom, Neha Mayekar, Vice President, Finance, Dentsu Aegis Network, Dimple Maheshwari, Director – HR, Dentsu Media, Harsha Joshi, Executive Vice President – Group Trading, Dentsu Aegis Network, Komal Verma, Associate Vice President-Human Resources & Administration at Fountainhead-MKTG and Simi Sabhaney, CEO, Dentsu Communications as its key members.

 

Ashish Bhasin

“Our women leaders and managers will continue to play a very crucial role in taking us forward as we move ahead to become the No. 2 marketing communications agency group in India by the end of 2017. Today, we are already the leading network when it comes to creating a balanced and uniform work-environment for our women workforce in India. Now, our ambition is to surpass global standards and makeDAN the gold standard for encouraging the women talent force. I believe our women managers are second to none,” said Ashish Bhasin, Chairman & CEO South Asia – Dentsu Aegis Network and Chairman Posterscope & MKTG – Asia Pacific.

 

“Though at an overall level the DAN numbers are significantly healthier than the industry average, we felt it was time to take a proactive step as leaders of the marketing communications industry to ensure that in a growing network, the environment and policies are conducive to grow the women numbers at all levels,” Menon added.

 

The DAN Women’s Council will primarily focus on helping women reach their highest potential based on merit, facilitate a path formore women occupying leadership positions in the organization, provide an avenue for a structured mentoring process and create an environment which is safe and equal.

 

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