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Starcom wins Luminous media mandate

03-May-2017
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Starcom wins Luminous media mandate

In a tightly contested pitch against some of the leading media agencies of India, Starcom, part of Publicis Media India, has won the media mandate of Luminous Power Technologies - the leading power and electrical specialist in India having a vast portfolio comprising of power back up solutions such as home UPS/inverters, inverter batteries and solar applications to home electrical offerings such as fans, switches, wires and lighting.

The company has more than 3 decades of successful heritage, 7 manufacturing units, 28 sales offices and presence in over 36 countries. Its 6000 plus employees serve more than 60,000 channel partners and millions of customers.

Mallikarjun Das, Group CEO, Starcom India, says, “Luminous is a household name in India and needs no introduction. We are pleased to have won the business of this highly competitive, innovative, front-runner electrical specialist. Starcom builds connected human experiences; we use the alchemy of people and technology to create experiences people love and actions brands need. Adding Luminous to our client roster gives us the opportunity for more of such path-breaking work. We will use the power of integrated communications, analytics and the best of our tools, talent and thinking to make a real difference to the brand. We look forward to delivering scale and deep consumer connections for Luminous.”

As per Vipul Sabharwal, MD, Luminous Power Technologies, “It was a meeting of minds with Starcom. The Starcom team was impressive at pitch stage and ideas presented by them were rich in strategic direction, experience and insight. Luminous is known as an inverter and battery company because of its 3 decade long successful heritage in the domain.”

“However, we have transformed into a much bigger corporate entity today with a wide product portfolio and we want to convey the same in a very impactful manner. We wanted a partner like Starcom to help us identify touchpoints to effectively convey this message to our target audience.Their fresh approach to media and bold use of channels will no doubt add to our growing customer base. This is a highly competitive category, and we wanted a partner that truly understands our consumers, across regional markets and media touch-points, as we embark on our expansion plans,” he adds.

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