IMPACT set to release Top 30 Under 30 and 50 Most Influential Women lists for 2019 today

All roads lead to the ITC Maratha, Mumbai this evening as the industry awaits launch event of these coveted lists of young talent and woman achievers

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Mar 26, 2019 8:08 AM
IMPACT 30 and 50

The Top 30 Under 30 list of young talent in the Media, Advertising and Digital agencies as well as a list of the 50 Most Influential Women in the Indian Advertising, Media and Marketing domain for this year – both brought out under the umbrella of IMPACT magazine of the exchange4media Group – will be launched today at a grand confluence of talent at the ITC Maratha, Mumbai.

Release of the Top 30 Under 30 list presented by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited around 5 pm will be followed by unveiling of IMPACT’s 50 Most Influential Women List – presented by &TV with MX Player and Femina as co-Gold partners - at 7 pm at the same venue.

Now in its sixth year, IMPACT’s ‘Top 30 Under 30’ list is an initiative to pick the 30 most talented individuals under the age of 30 in the Indian Creative, Media and Digital agencies. Through a rigorous jury process, the list recognizes the most deserving young talent, acknowledged by their peers and senior industry leaders for making a difference through their outstanding work over the past year. To arrive at IMPACT’s Top 30 Under 30 list for 2019, a high-powered jury chaired by Vikram Sakhuja, Group CEO, Media and OOH, Madison went through the shortlist, and the end result is a list that will be unveiled today, showcasing the best of young talent in the advertising industry. Besides Vikram Sakhuja, the 14-member jury this year consisted of Abe Thomas, CEO, Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd, Ashish Chakravarty, Executive Director and Head of Creative, India Mccann Worldgroup, Bhaskar Das, Group President, Republic Media Network, Govind Pandey, Chief Executive Officer, TBWA, Himanka Das, CEO, Vizeum India, Kranti Gada, COO, Shemaroo Entertainment Ltd, Megha Tata, Ex-COO, BTVI, Meghana Bhat, Chief Strategy Officer, Scoopwhoop, Neena Dasgupta, CEO & Director, Zirca Digital Solutions, Prathyusha Agarwal, CMO, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, Rahul Mathew, National Creative Director, DDB Mudra Group, Sandeep Sharma, President, RK Swamy Media Group and Shavon Barua, Chief Client Officer, PHD India.

IMPACT’S 50 Most Influential Women in Indian Media, Marketing and Advertising list - in its eighth year now – recognizes and rewards the powerful work and inspiring leadership of women professionals in the Media, Marketing and Advertising domain. Launched by the exchange4media Group in 2012, the list celebrates women whose passion and excellence has taken them to the top of the game in their respective fields. Extraordinarily brilliant women professionals have been part of the list over the years, with Nadia Chauhan, Joint Managing Director & Chief Marketing Officer, Parle Agro Pvt. Ltd, topping the list in 2018. A top level jury led by Sam Balsara, Chairman, Madison World finalized the list. The other jury members are: Animesh Kumar, Chief People Officer, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited, Anuradha Aggarwal, Former CMO, Marico, Avinash Kaul, COO, Network18, Avinash Pandey, CEO, ABP News Network, Delna Avari, Management Consultant, Former Marketing Head, Tata Motors Passenger Vehicles Division, Ferzad Palia, Head, Youth, Music and English Entertainment, Viacom18, Punitha Arumugham, Platform Evangelist, Hotstar, Rajeev Beotra, CEO, Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd, Rekha Koshy, Consultant, Media & Consumer, Spencer Stuart, Shalini Kamath, Founder & CEO, SK & Associates and Suresh Balakrishna, Chief Revenue Officer, The Hindu Group. To catch live webcast of the event, please go to .

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