Ashish Bhasin is a well-known personality in the Advertising & Media industry in Asia Pacific, for the past 28 years. He is presently Chairman & CEO Dentsu Aegis Network South Asia and Chairman Posterscope and MKTG – Asia Pacific. He is also a member of the Dentsu Aegis Network Asia Pacific Executive Board.
Prior to this, Ashish successfully led and set up several of Lintas India’s (IPG) businesses and also had the global role of Executive Vice President, Lowe Worldwide and Asia Regional Director for Integrated Marketing.
He has recently been awarded the South Asia Agency Head 2015 by Campaign, Business Excellence Award 2015 and the Exchange4Media – Hallmark Chairman of the Year 2015. He has also received the Business Excellence Awards for Media CEO of the Year – India & Chairman of the Year – India 2013 and 2014, at UK’s Business Excellence Awards. He has received the Indira Super Achiever Award 2003 and was also adjudged “Media Marketer of the Year” at the Brief Media Awards.
He has served on several global juries including Cannes Lion 2007, Dubai Lynx 2008, Festival of Media Global 2013 at Montreux and Asia’s Most Promising Brands and Leaders 2013 in Dubai. Was Chairman, National Marketing Committee of the Confederation of Indian Industry’s Young Indians Group. Was India’s cultural Ambassador to Pennsylvania, USA in 1992 under a Rotary exchange programme. Conceived & founded the Post Graduate Programme at North Point.
Ashish serves or has served on most industry bodies in India, including chairing the AAAI – IBF committee, Hon-Secretary & Executive Committee Member of AAAI, Goafest Committee member, Chairman Goafest Media Abbys 2012 & 2013, former Chairman of the Readership Studies Council of India and Board of Governors of MRUC. He is also the Founding Chairman of the Sydenham Institute of Management’s Alumni Association, amongst others.