The World: New Delhi - M&C Saatchi sets up shop with local agency

M&C Saatchi is opening an office in New Delhi.

The venture, which will be the agency's 11th launch in the Asia-Pacific region, will be a partnership with the local agency Dhar & Hoon. Kamal Oberoi, the former president of JWT India, will be the chairman and chief executive of the venture.

Tom Dery, M&C Saatchi's executive chairman for Asia-Pacific, said: "Dhar & Hoon and Kamal bring brilliant credentials and experience to the table.

With input from Kim Walker, our president and chief executive for Asia, it is set to become a highly successful agency for us."