Board Director, CEO Media South Asia, dentsu
South Asia Chief Executive Officer Media, dentsu
Board Director: Dentsu Advertising & Media Services, Dentsu Communication India, Amnet Trading India and Jagran Prakashan.
Divya Karani leads media business for dentsu in South Asia and works closely with global leadership to deliver digital-first end to end media solutions for clients.
Divya has over 3 decades of experience with Agency, Marketer and Media organizations, in South East Asia, London & Asia Pacific. She has won and successfully run media mandates, for marquee Indian and global clients.
In the past 11 years, she has led dentsu media to become the #1 agency, RECMA February 2021, scaling up business on a market-beating trajectory, year-on-year.
Divya is an active participant and has been contributing to the industry consistently through these years, harnessing the opportunity, the privilege and the responsibility to use our powers for the lasting good of everyone. She has been serving on the Jagran Prakashan Board since 2019 and has accepted the role of National President, Brand & Marketing, Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry. She has also played the role of championing Radio as Chairperson, MRUC Radio Committee and served on Media Research Users Council Board 2014-2017 & 2006-2010. She has been a Judge on International News Media Association-INMA Global Awards and Jury member for Cannes Media Lion, Spikes Asia.