Rohini Saldanha
Rohini Saldanha
director – corporate communications, South Asia
Wunderman Thompson

Rohini currently heads Corporate Communications for Wunderman Thompson, South Asia. Her career has seen her assume various roles in the media and communications industry spanning public relations, marketing communications and advertising. Prior to Wunderman Thompson, she has worked with Hill+Knowlton Strategies, India, in the MarComm team working on a diverse set of clients across lifestyle, consumer, media and entertainment and corporate verticals. She has single handedly spearheaded a high-intensity, high-profile, global short-term assignment titled ‘Hajj-Operation Arafat’ with the Ministry of Culture and Information (MOCI) of Saudi Arabia from the H+K India office. In 2018, she was given additional responsibility to head external and internal communications for Hill+Knowlton Strategies India.

Prior to Hill+Knowlton, she has worked with Weber Shandwick’s consumer team in Mumbai, on a variety of lifestyle and media brands. She has garnered travel and tourism experience having worked with several marquee travel and tourism clients such as Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, Skyscanner, Tourism Authority of Thailand, Tourism Council of Bhutan. In her early career, she has also worked with a nonprofit - The Akanksha Foundation and advertising agency - Bates CHI&Partners.

Rohini has been a jury member at AdForum's PHNX Tribute 2020, a featured panelist at Adgully’s marquee ‘Women Disruptors’ event, and a speaker at FICCI Frames' ‘Shoot at Site’ Tourism Conclave in 2013. A Masters of Science (MSc) in International Business from the Robert Gordon University, U.K., Rohini has graduated with a distinction in Bachelors of Mass Media from St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, with a specialisation in advertising.

A self-confessed foodie who is also a fitness enthusiast, Rohini likes to travel and enjoys a good conversation.