Rahul Nanda, former Partner and President at Webchutney has moved to Cheil Worldwide as Senior Vice President (New Business, Digital). Webchutney had been acquired by Dentsu India a little over a year ago. Nanda was with Webchutney till September 2013, according to his LinkedIn profile, which also mentions that he is a founder at Baxiboy Media, which has launched an interactive story for iOS: The life and times of Roger Federer.
Nanda has over 19 years of experience, and will, according to the press release, “lead the growth and expansion of the agency’s integrated media offering as well as enhance its internal digital capabilities.” He will report to Rajesh Bhatia, SVP & Head Digital, Cheil Worldwide, SW Asia. At Webchutney, he handled a variety of responsibilities, across Finance, HR, Administration, IT to Client servicing and Business Development. Major clients that he was responsible for were Airtel, Barclays, HP, among others. Nanda started his career with the National Informatics Centre as a Management Analyst, during the early Internet days in India. He then joined Avaya GlobalConnect as Head of eBusiness and looked after the India, APAC & Australia operations.
As as aside, what has Webchutney founder Sidharth Rao been up to?