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WATConsult elevates Heeru Dingra as CEO

Rajiv Dingra will move on to a new phase as the chief mentor and advisor for WATConsult

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MUMBAI: WATConsult, the globally awarded hybrid digital agency from the house of Dentsu Aegis Network, has announced leadership changes. Effective from 01 February 2020 Heeru Dingra will be the chief executive officer (CEO) of the agency and Rajiv Dingra, the current CEO will move on to the role of chief mentor and advisor for WATConsult.

Dingra, who is currently the CHRO & CFO, will now have a new role and an expanded set of responsibilities, overlooking the entire executive duties of the agency. In last 9 years of her journey at WATConsult, Dingra has played a vital role in building a team of more than 400 people and managing the day to day activities. She will continue to report to Dentsu Aegis Network India CEO Anand Bhadkamkar.

The newly created roles will play an essential part in the agency’s vision towards growth and expansion in the coming years.

Dingra said, “I am truly honoured to lead WATConsult which is full of talented people and brilliant brands. I am looking forward to work closely with our exceptional senior leadership team, along with Rajiv. Together, we will capture the next waves of growth for WATConsult by remaining laser-focused to serve our clients, deliver long term growth and value creation and provide the best career experiences for our people.”

Anand Bhadkamkar said, “Heeru has been an integral part of WATConsult's growth story. She has led the agency alongside Rajiv in the capacity of CFO and CHRO and has an intimate understanding of this business. She works very closely with the leadership team at the agency and across DAN and is uniquely positioned to take on the role of chief executive officer at WATConsult. I am excited to have Heeru lead WATConsult on its next phase of growth alongside Rajiv, who now takes charge as the agency's chief mentor & advisor."

“After leading WATConsult for the last 13 years, it’s time I move on to a new phase in this journey,”  Dingra said. “This new role would allow me to help guide the team in crafting an ambitious vision and would also allow the team at WATConsult to scale up in newer roles and achieve their personal growth.”

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