Madison Media has appointed V S Mani as COO of Madison Media Infinity, based in Bangalore. He will head Madison Media’s Bangalore office, which handles clients like Britannia, TVS, Tata Tea, Levi’s, and Acer, among others.
Commenting on Mani’s appointment, Punitha Arumugam, Group CEO, Madison Media, said, “I am happy to have Mani join Madison and am sure that he will bring a fresh perspective to our clients’ businesses and guide and motivate our team for continued excellence.”
On joining Madison, Mani said, “I am delighted to be a part of the Madison family and am looking forward to this new chapter in my career.”
Mani has over 18 years’ experience in advertising and media agencies such as Enterprise Nexus, FCB Ulka, TBWA and ZenithOptimedia and Lintas Media Group. In the course of his career, he has worked on brands like Reckitt Benckiser, Maruti Suzuki, Sony, Whirlpool, Hewitt Packard and General Motors. His last assignment was with ZenithOptimedia, where he was Head of the Reckitt Benckiser account.
Madison Media Group handles media planning and buying for blue chip clients including Airtel, Godrej, Cadbury, ITC, General Motors, Marico, McDonald’s TVS, Britannia, Procter & Gamble, Asian Paints, Tata Tea, Shriram Transport Finance, Levis, SpiceJet, Axis Bank, Domino’s, Bharti Axa, MaxNewyork Life Insurance, Tata Salt, Acer, Dish TV, Imagine TV, Times Television Network, and IndianOil, among many others. As per a release issued, the gross billing of Madison Media is Rs 3,000 crore.