Dentsu has appointed Unmesh Pawar as chief people officer (CPO) for India and South Asia. In his new role, Unmesh will be responsible for building distinctive talent expertise across the Indian and South Asia markets. He is set to oversee all aspects of the talent strategy and assist Dentsu leadership in shaping the culture journey to retain and attract best-in-class talent.
He will also work towards enhancing the network’s employee experience and overarching value proposition, stepping up the network’s consistent effort to design a future-ready, people-focused organisation that delivers against clients' changing needs in this fast-moving economy.
He will report to Luke Speers, Chief People Officer, Dentsu APAC, and Peter Huijboom, interim CEO, Dentsu India.
With over 25 years of experience, Unmesh has also worked with companies like KPMG India, Accenture, among others. Before joining Dentsu, he was advisor, mentor and angel investor at Neev Angels, founded by him.