CEO, India and Chairman (Asia Pacific), McCann Worldgroup

A national award winning lyricist, eminent screenwriter, poet, and CEO of McCann WorldGroup India and chairman of McCann Asia Pacific, Prasoon Joshi is also the newly appointed Censor Board Chief. Under his leadership McCann WorldGroup shone at the Cannes International Festival of Creativity 2017 and brought back 15 metals along with a coveted Grand Prix. The 2015 Padma Shri awardee is also an active ambassador of the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, and is passionately lending his expertise to the cause. Additionally, the ad guru has also contributed to campaigns for women’s emancipation.