JWT India Hires Sambit Mohanty as National Creative Director
Dated: January 09, 2017
J. Walter Thompson India hires Sambit Mohanty as the national creative director, and he will be based out of the Delhi office. Mohanty joins the agency from DDB Mudra. In a career spanning close to 17 years, Mohanty has worked with McCann Erickson, Bates, Leo Burnett, Publicis, Lowe and Elephant Design.
Commenting on Mohanty’s appointment Senthil Kumar, chief creative officer, JWT India, said, “Sambit was the youngest and more importantly the hungriest of all the potential creative leaders we considered for the NCD role, based in Delhi. Sambit will work with me and ignite fresh energy into the JWT India creative product. He has the ambition and the drive to champion pioneering ideas and path-breaking solutions for all our clients.”
Sambit Mohanty is also a visiting faculty in MDI, Gurgaon and takes classes specializing in creativity and brand communication. His work has won accolades in award shows such as Cannes Lions, D&AD Pencils, Spikes Asia, Ad Stars Asia Awards, Goafest Gold Abbies and Kyoorius Blue Elephants.