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WCRC names Rohit Ohri as India’s Inspirational Leader 2020

He is known for his deep passion for game-changing ideas

NEW DELHI: FCB India group chairman and CEO Rohit Ohri has been named India’s Inspirational Leader 2020 in advertising by WCRC. The virtual event of Inspirational Brands & Leaders that unveils India’s iconic and inspirational brands and leaders is slated for 28 November 2020.

Besides leading FCB India, an IPG company, Ohri is known for his deep passion for game-changing ideas that not only build brands with the purpose for clients but also transforms communities, societies and the world at large.

In a career span of nearly thirty years, his track record in driving organizational efficiency have catapulted agencies and brands to grow consistently. His history of turning around organisations is indeed inspirational. Before FCB, Rohit has worked with JWT and Dentsu India. Under his leadership, JWT India became the most profitable office of JWT globally and Dentsu India became the fastest-growing agency in the Dentsu world.

The creative transformation of FCB India has been lauded by the industry. FCB India is now the most creatively awarded Indian agency. This year has been an all-time high for the FCB India, with the agency being named the No. 1 creative agency in India by the One Show Global Creative Rankings 2020. It was recognised as the ‘most awarded’ agency at D&AD Awards and ONE SHOW 2020. Not to mention the Gold hattrick at the Andy Awards, a Gold + Special Award at WARC Awards and a Black Elephant, the highest honour at Kyoorius Awards.

Ohri said, “I’m humbled to be named Inspirational Leader 2020 by WCRC. I believe that leadership in not about a title or a designation. It’s about impact, influence and inspiration. I draw my inspiration every day from my people, my brands and my clients.”

Ohri has earned top accolades, including being named amongst the Top 10 Most Influential Leaders in Advertising by ET Brand Equity- Agency Reckoner two years in a row (2018 & 2019), Most Trusted CEO for two consecutive years (2018 & 2019) one of the Top 10 Advertising Gurus in India by The Indian Express’s “100 Most Powerful People in India Survey” for three consecutive years (2012 – 2014) and receiving Campaign India’s “A-Lister” title for five consecutive years (2010 – 2014), to name a few.

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