Coca-Cola's Pankaj Thapar joins Dentsu as group CFO

MUMBAI: Dentsu India has appointed Pankaj Thapar as group CFO of its India and Middle-East operations.

Thapar joins Dentsu from Coca-Cola where he spent almost a decade in various senior operating, accounting and finance positions.

The entire finance and accounts functions of Dentsu's three agencies in India, and its new agency in Dubai will report to Thapar. He will be based in Delhi.

"Pankaj brings to Dentsu many years of high-quality experience and exposure in top-notch organisations. He will help us run a more prudent and process driven finance function," said Dentsu India chairman Sandeep Goyal.

"Dentsu is a global communications power-house. The Dentsu India operation is young and full of energy. I hope to contribute in shaping its business growth along more robust lines," said Thapar.

An MBA - Finance from FMS, Delhi, Thapar started his career with ICICI before moving to Citibank and subsequently to Grindlays Bank, mostly in investment banking and mergers and acquisitions. He then moved to Coca-Cola.

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