Dhunji Wadia, president, Rediffusion Group, has retired from the agency. With his retirement, Rahul Jauhari, chief creative officer and Navonil Chatterjee, chief strategy officer, have taken over as joint presidents of Rediffusion Group. As Rediffusion decides to go independent with Founders Arun Nanda and and Ajit Balakrishan buying back 40% shares held by Y&R and Dentsu, the agency has put in new management structure in place.
Wadia joined Rediffusion Y&R Group in 2010. He has over 25 years of experience in the business, having been associated with major national and international brands such as Parle, Tata, Unilever, Nike, Levi Strauss, Diamond Trading Co, Kellogg, Aditya Birla Group, Sony Entertainment Television – Max and SAB, and Kotak, to name a few.
Jauhari was appointed Chief Creative Officer, Rediffusion Y&R Group, India in May 2015. Prior to this, he was National Creative Director, Everest Brand Solutions.
Chatterjee joined Rediffusion Y&R as Chief Strategy Officer in July 2015 from JWT, where he worked for 15 years.