Pankaj Wadhwa, Managing Director, Kidstuff Promos & Events – Mudra Group's specialised promotions marketing offering – was recently honoured with the International Marketer of the Year award 2005 by the Marketing Agencies Association Worldwide (MAA), in Chicago, USA.
The Marketing Agencies Association Worldwide is the only global organisation dedicated to CEOs, presidents, managing directors and principals of top marketing services agencies.
The award goes to the individual who has impacted the marketing industry in a significant way in his or her own country of residence. Past winners include Andrew Oh, International Marketing Manager of LG Electronics, Korea; Kenneth Strottman, Founder & CEO of Strottman International, USA; and Pierre Cohen Tanugi, Founder of integrated French agency, Eccla, among others.
Wadhwa has also won several client awards as well as PMAA awards for various programmes; He had instituted Promo Power, India's only conference catering exclusively to the promotional marketing industry and the All India Promo Awards in conjunction with PMAA in 2000. He also serves the Zonal Director for PMAA.
Kidstuff is a specialised promotions marketing offering and India's largest promotional marketing agency with an impressive cross category client list, ranging from Pepsi, Unilever and SmithKlineBeecham to Cartoon Network, ITC Foods and Intel.