Senior Dentsu Aegis executive moves across to ZenithOptimedia as CEO Indonesia

XOZenithOptimedia has named Carat Indonesia and Vizeum chief executive, Ernita Ariestanty, in the newly created role of CEO of its Indonesia operation.

The agency’s Southeast Asia CEO Gareth Mulryan described her as a “brilliant addition”, lauding Ariestanty’s “depth and breadth of expertise and her impressive knowledge of the Indonesian media marketplace”.

“We are very excited to have her on board and I look forward to working with her,” he said.

Ariestanty held the role of GroupM investment director for five years before joining Dentsu Aegis-owned Carat Indonesia in 2010 as chief operating officer. She was promoted to CEO in 2013.

“I am thrilled to be joining ZenithOptimedia during this very exciting time,” Ariestanty said. “The growth opportunities in Indonesia are vast and I look forward to working with the team drive these opportunities forward for our clients and the agency.”



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