dentsu India onboards OLX’s Sapna Arora as chief client officer

dentsu India onboards OLX’s Sapna Arora as chief client officer

Her role would be to hasten growth and provide integrated solutions for the clients.


Mumbai: With the objective of bolstering its leadership team, dentsu India has roped in Sapna Arora as chief client officer. In her role, Arora will continue to augment integrated solutions for existing and prospective clients and accelerate the growth of the network. She will report to Rob Gilby, who is CEO APAC, and will work closely with the leadership as well as teams across creative, media, and CX.

Arora brings 22 years of global growth and general management experience, coupled with expertise in developing consumer tech businesses and digital products. She has worked with several Fortune 500 companies over the years, including Naspers, Nestle, Reckitt Benckiser, P&G, etc., and has led many start-up stages of businesses in multiple geographic locations. Prior to this, Arora was with OLX India as chief marketing officer, PRO, and brand head - emerging markets. In addition to this, she has also been a diversity and inclusion enabler.

Following dentsu’s global vision, Arora will further help foster a contemporary business growth culture in India by cross-selling innovative solutions, transforming dentsu into a "Network of the Future." This pivotal appointment demonstrates the network's commitment to assisting clients in achieving optimal business results in a rapidly evolving environment via radical collaboration, purposeful creativity, mindful technology, and creative innovation. 

Commenting on the appointment, Gilby said, "We are in a very exciting phase of our evolution with a clear vision and strategy, and I am delighted we continue to attract the best industry talent to join us and share their expertise. This is what makes Arora the ideal fit for today's Indian dentsu! She brings incredible global expertise that will be invaluable in cultivating pride, employee advocacy, and a sense of collective purpose that will strengthen dentsu India's reputation among key stakeholders. I would like to extend a warm welcome to Arora and look forward to working with her."

Arora added, "It is an honour to be a part of a network that has produced some spellbinding work across services, redefining innovation and modern creativity in countless ways. Its collaborative, solution-led approach is exactly what brands and consumers desire. The network is known for its expertise in swiftly catering to the new unimaginable categories across spaces. All of this makes it even more exciting to be here and collaborate on a new growth story. I am looking forward to working closely with the leaders, clients, and people across services, while also cherishing the new paths ahead."