CEO APAC & Chairman India, Dentsu Aegis Network
An astute businessman, Ashish Bhasin is an industry veteran with over 32 years of experience. Tasked to expand the Global footprint of Aegis Media in India, Ashish joined the London-headquartered Media & Marketing Conglomerate in June 2008. Eventually, he went on to build Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) India from a 50-member team to a 3500-member powerhouse, now the 2nd largest Advertising and Marketing Communications Group in India, overturning for the first time the existing ranking, which has historically been in place for over 80 years. His vision of building a digital-first agency and his One P&L philosophy has proven to be extremely successful. Today, he is CEO APAC & Chairman India, DAN and a member of the DAN Global Executive Team. His strong focus on key growth opportunities has resulted in several consecutive years of revenue growth for the business. Conferred with a PhD (Honoris Causa) for outstanding contribution to the Advertising & Media Industry, Ashish serves or has served on most industry bodies in India including as President AAAI, chairman MRUC, Chairman Goafest, BARC, ABC and others.