Wunderman Thompson South Asia names Harsh Shah as CDO


With effect from January 17, 2023, Harsh Shah has been named Wunderman Thompson South Asia's chief digital officer.

In his previous position, Shah was president of Dentsu Creative's western region, where he oversaw regional business for the remainder of Dentsu Creative as well as operations, revenue, people, and culture for Dentsu Webchutney.

In his new position at Wunderman Thompson South Asia, he will be in charge of quickening the Wunderman Thompson Group's digital transformation and working with all of its agencies to deliver an integrated solution to all of the Group's clients in the areas of creative, communication, technology, health, and commerce.

Shams Jasani, chief executive officer, Wunderman Thompson South Asia, said, “We are Delighted to welcome Harsh to the Wunderman Thompson Family. He brings in a wealth of experience across Digital, Technology and Commerce. Our work at Wunderman Thompson harnesses the power of creative, technology, and Commerce to drive unprecedented growth for some of the world’s biggest brands. We are glad to have Harsh onboard at a critical juncture when we are keenly looking at offering end-to-end capabilities to our clients at scale.”

Shah, said, “I am deeply excited by the vision drawn up at WT and my specific charter as a key growth partner. I look forward to drive this vision and unlock growth with my highly experienced and talented peers at the agency. In the ever-evolving social and economic fabric of the world, it is essential to look at culture and consumer demand as an important ongoing thread in what we do. Leading Digital at WT makes this journey especially thrilling for me.”

Shah will report to Jasani immediately from Mumbai

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