Bates 141 has appointed Shubhabrata Sarkar as the CEO for its Indonesian Agency. He was earlier working as General Manager, JWT (at its Indonesian Agency). At Bates, Sarkar will be responsible for HSBC, Ford, Unilever, Shell, Mazda, Nokia, Hero Honda and Extra Joss.
Sarkar started his career from Ogilvy India as a trainee copywriter. He later worked with McCann-Erickson, TBWA India and JWT.
Confirming the news, Sarkar said, “An innovative strategy to create change for our clients’ brands and businesses can be expected of me. I am looking forth to work alongside ECD, Hendra Lesmono and the remaining team to extend Bates’ successful journey in the industry.”
Digby Richards, CEO, Bates 141 Asia Pacific, added, “Sarkar is apt for the position he has acquired, because of his experience at leading agencies contributing in the creative department, strategic planning, activation and management. He is a good multi-tasker and can lead our agency to deliver integrated solutions, which will help our clients succeed.”