Aditya Kanthy

Meet Aditya Kanthy, our CEO & Managing Director. Having joined in 2003 as a Strategic Planning Executive, he quickly rose through the ranks to become one of the youngest CEOs in the industry. He was one of the key members to lead the transformation during the acquisition of Mudra Communications by the Omnicom Group.
Under his leadership, the Group has been recognized as one of the Top 20 creative agencies globally: winning at Cannes Lions 3 years in a row, Grand Prix at Spikes 2021 & 19, and the prestigious WARC Prize for Asian Strategy among others.
As a homegrown leader, Aditya embodies all that we stand for. He champions diversity through his support for The Phyllis India Project and OPEN Pride. Through the initiatives, he envisions a company culture that promotes diversity, equality, and inclusivity, led by a well-represented leadership team.
He advocates our Unexpected Works philosophy which marries ingenious creativity with unparalleled efficiency to drive business growth. This belief-in-action is the fuel behind the Group’s industry-leading new business performance, No.2 position in Effie India and Top 20 in Effie Index’s most effective agencies in the world.
His academic achievements include being a gold medalist from St. Stephen’s College and MICA. He is a passionate cricketer and is known for channeling his competitive on-field spirit into his leadership style.