About Us

J. Walter ThompsonIndia

J. Walter Thompson India is South Asia’s leading and most admired marketing communications agency that provides powerful 360 degrees communication solutions to its clients through its integrated network across the country spread across New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore. It works with some of the best companies and brands of the country. The J. Walter Thompson Group includes three full service agencies - JWT, Contract, ADK-Fortune; two digital agencies – Hungama Digital Services, Mirum; and a Rural, Shopper and Experiential company – Geometry Global Encompass Network. In a fast changing communication environment J. Walter Thompson is committed to staying ahead of the curve by adding new skill sets, building new capabilities and collaborating with partner companies to offer the best business solutions to our clients.

Services & Offerings

Brand Building

We grow our clients’ business by building brands. Finding solutions that are global when needed, or as singular as a simple human emotion. We use creativity to solve business challenges and reimagine our client’s future. We exist to help companies navigate the market, and drive long-term growth.

Social

Forging strong relationships between brands and consumers, our deep partnerships with social platforms give our clients a leading edge when developing interactive plans. Building on that knowledge, we use insights from social data to develop social strategies, run campaigns, deliver contagious content, manage communities and measure success.

Innovation, Trends & Insights

We are always exploring cultural shifts and converting them into opportunities for brands.

Sector Expertise

We have accumulated sector and market expertise throughout the company’s lifetime, giving our clients a unique advantage. Thompson Social is the specialist development sector communication unit of J Walter Thompson. Through a vast spectrum of engagements, over a 25-year period, Thompson Social has emerged as professional consultants providing holistic communication solutions for development issues and is recognised as the pioneer in the field. Thompson Social with its focus on strategic communication for social good, is proud to have been partners addressing priority issues including reproductive and child health, immunisation, HIV & AIDS, water, hygiene and sanitation, child rights, gender, violence against women and children and education towards positive social change.

Digital Transformation

Whether transforming an existing digital strategy or developing a new plan for the future, we build brands for digital. At the intersection of innovation, creative and analytics, we solve problems and deliver a measurable impact on our clients’ business.

Activation

We connect consumers with brands in ways that transcend conventional means of interaction. These experiences result in immersive experiences leveraging VR or Artificial Intelligence, as well as interactive live entertainment or IOT innovations. We aim to connect people to brands in a way that inspires and requires action.

Internal Communications

People join cultures, not companies. When companies understand, live and share their own culture, they naturally attract the best talent, and inspire and empower employees to own, innovate and drive business results. We help shape culture.

Our Network

Contract Advertising India

Contract Advertising is an agency that was born from the heart. And even after 30 years, that shows in its ability to build brands, put out path breaking work year on year and set benchmarks in Indian Advertising. Driven by a passion for the craft of communication, Contract is one of India’s finest full-service integrated and independent communications agencies. Present in three of the most cosmopolitan cities of India, Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru, Contract Advertising has cross-functional capabilities with iContract (digital), Core (Business Consulting) and Design Sutra (Corporate identity and Retail design) apart from advertising. This ensures that the solutions to a brand are integrated in the truest sense and lead by creative solutions.

Hungama Digital Services

Hungama Digital Services, India’s leading digital advertising and promotion marketing agency, is part of the WPP group. J. Walter Thompson picked up majority stake in the company in June 2012. We are a full service digital agency, with capabilities in digital ideation, production, and social media. Today, we offer our clients a gamut of digital solutions across platforms and mediums. On offer are creative and promo marketing services, viral marketing campaigns, social media marketing and mobile marketing, applications, managing websites and video services.

Geometry Global Encompass Network

To put it simply, Geometry Global Encompass Network is a bustling hub of creativity. Powered by ardent, driven people who have mastered the art of working hard and partying even harder, this is where imagination really comes alive. Passion dictates everything we do and it’s evident in the powerful brand strategies and engagements that we design and implement. Catering to an array of mega brands like Hyundai, Eicher, Google, Airtel, Pepsi, Audi, Asian Paints, Mercedes, P&G and BMW, we thrive on our zeal to constantly re-invent ideas. No wonder then, that we keep our clients coming back for more.

Mirum

Mirum is a global digital agency that creates experiences that people want and businesses need. Named a Visionary in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant, Mirum helps guide brands in business transformation, experience development, and commerce and activation. The agency operates in 20 countries, with more than 46 offices and 2,200 professionals.

Leadership

Tarun Rai
CEO, South Asia

Senthil Kumar
CCO

Bindu Sethi
Chief Strategy Officer, JWT India

Rajul Vora
Chief Financial Officer, South Asia

Roopa Badrinath
Chief Talent Officer, South Asia

Pritha Chatterjee
Director Corporate Communication, South Asia

Rajesh Gangwani
Managing Partner

Joy Chauhan
Managing Partner

Kishore Tadepalli
Managing Partner

ML Raghavan
Managing Partner Chennai & Hyderabad

Vijay Jacob
Senior VP & Managing Partner

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