Wunderman Thompson Indonesia has appointed Vaishali Sarkar as its new CEO. Sarkar was previously CEO of BBDO Indonesia, before taking a year off for 2019. She brings 16 years of experience in the industry in India and 13 years in Indonesia.
Sakar is filling the role of Marianne Admardatine who joined JWT Indonesia in 2017 as CEO. Following the merger of Wunderman Indonesia and JWT Indonesia, Admardatine was elevated to the role of CEO of Wunderman Thompson Indonesia and will be taking on a role with WPP Indonesia.
“I am very proud of what Wunderman Thompson Indonesia has become, and very thankful towards our management, our teams, and our clients on what we have managed to achieve so far. I am wishing Sarkar and Wunderman Thompson Indonesia all the best,” said Admardatine.
Annette Male, CEO of Wunderman Thompson APAC added, “I want to thank Admardatine for her leadership and smooth management during our integration and I wish her all the best in her new role in WPP”
“Sarkar is a proven leader with a track record of building strong long-term relationships and helping clients grow. Her intimate knowledge of Indonesia and her experience in working with global and local brands makes her the perfect candidate as CEO for Wunderman Thompson Indonesia. We look forward to working with Sarkar .”
Sarkar added, “Indonesia is a diverse country on the cusp of change, and Wunderman Thompson is geared up to manage this important transition with a future-fit approach. I am looking forward to leading Wunderman Thompson Indonesia on this exciting journey – hopefully making a powerful impact on our brands, clients and consumers here.”