Wavemaker Indonesia Appoints Dwaraknath Naidu as Chief Growth Officer

Wavemaker Indonesia announced that Dwaraknath Naidu has been appointed Chief Growth Officer. He will take over the role on January 1st, 2021.

Naidu will be responsible for driving Wavemaker’s growth through new business acquisition and building new products. He will be tasked with growing revenue streams and building future-ready client teams who can adapt, accelerate and help transform client businesses. He will work closely with client teams to adopt and use the new Wavemaker Provocative Planning with the aim of accelerating growth for Wavemaker’s clients and its people.

“It’s a challenging yet exciting time to be in Indonesia, given the unprecedented growth the market and our clients are witnessing, and to work with an amazing team to build strategic solutions for new client challenges,” said Naidu. “I thank Wavemaker for this opportunity and eager to provoke growth for our clients and our people.”


Naidu, who has worked with GroupM for 14 years across India and Indonesia in various capacities, has been a key contributor in driving new business initiatives for Wavemaker (and former MEC) and helping grow the business multi-fold in the last 6 years in Indonesia.

“Naidu has shown outstanding works and contribution to Wavemaker growth journey in past 3 years,” said Amir Suherlan, Managing Director of Wavemaker Indonesia. “This new role will give sharper focus for him, in line with the company’s ambition to keep growing, for our clients, our people, and our business.”

Sam Roth

Sam Roth

Previously managing editor, Sam is now a contributing columnist to Branding in Asia.

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