Amod Dani Appointed As Creative Head, SapientNitro India (North)
Dated: July 27, 2016
SapientNitro, a part of Publicis.Sapient, has announced the appointment of Amod Dani as the agency's creative head for North. Dani joins SapientNitro from AffinityX, a creative and digital marketing agency where he was the vice-president for the creative division. His appointment comes on the back of Surjo Dutt's exit from the agency's (SapientNitro) Delhi office as head of the creative function.
With over a decade of experience in advertising, Dani has worked with brands like Škoda, Citibank, McDonald’s, Cadbury, Asian Paints, Procter & Gamble, Vista Print (Global) and won awards at festivals like Cannes Lions, New York Festivals, The One show, The Clio awards, Spikes Asia, AdFest Asia, Goafest and The Award Australia. At AffinityX, Dani was responsible for spearheading and driving the creative vision for a staff of 1,900 highly skilled creatives to provide white-label creative and marketing services for companies that serve small and medium businesses (SMBs). Prior to AffinityX, he had played a key creative leadership role at Publicis, Contract and Leo Burnett.
On his new appointment, Dani commented, “I am absolutely thrilled to join SapientNitro and look forward to be a part of the legacy of creative excellence that is native to the organisation. I believe that innovative use of technology and an integrated approach towards problem solving is the way ahead. SapientNitro is leading the change for brand-customer engagement globally and their vision is incredibly relevant in today’s hyper-connected world.”
Commenting on Dani’s appointment, KV Sridhar said, “As we continue to build our capabilities and momentum in delivering a unique blend of storytelling with the power of technology, we are delighted to welcome a creative talent of Amod’s caliber to our team. He will not only add more muscle to our creative craft with his industry insights, but also bring diverse global experience and leadership skills. Together with the entire SapientNitro creative team, Amod will strongly contribute to help shape our creative excellence and deliver dynamic business results for our clients.”