Date-wise News
NEW Sandeep Vij to take over as President, Mudra, North & East?blur=25

Sandeep Vij will take over as President, Mudra, North and East operations. He takes over from Hemant Misra, who is moving to another assignment outside the Mudra Group.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 7:27 PM

Zee Sports bags telecast rights of India-Sri Lanka Test Series?blur=25

BCCI has awarded the Cable and Satellite rights for the broadcast for the three-match Test series between India and Sri Lanka to Zee Sports, which will telecast all the three Test matches Live.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 5:42 PM

Mudra’s Hemant Misra joining JWT Delhi as Sr. VP, PepsiCo.; other hands quit too?blur=25

Hemant Misra, President and Head of North & East, Mudra, has put in his papers. He will be joining JWT Delhi next month as Senior VP on the PepsiCo. account. At the same time, there has been an exodus at other levels too from Mudra Delhi.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 5:08 PM

NEW Leo Burnett bags creative duties of IDBI Paisa Builder?blur=25

Following a multi-agency pitch, Leo Burnett has won the creative duties of IDBI Paisa Builder.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 1:24 PM

Vandrevala is new Motorola India head?blur=25

Former Tata Teleservices chairman Firdose Vandrevala today joined telecom multinational Motorola as head of Indian operations. Vandrevala was associated with the Tata group for over 33 years at different capacities in steel, power and telecom.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:55 AM

Reebok eyes standard segment?blur=25

Reebok has decided to shed its premium image and proposes to reach out to the standard segment, by launching its shoes priced at Rs 700 onwards by March 2006.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:53 AM

A-I set to get a makeover, hunts for brand ambassador?blur=25

National carrier Air-India is all set to get a facelift with new vibrant colours and design for aircraft interiors and cabin crew uniform. Interestingly, the airline is likely to have a brand ambassador in addition to its renowned ‘Maharaja’.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:52 AM

Lakme, IMG join hands to bring Lakme Fashion Week in March 2006?blur=25

After parting ways with FDCI over Indian Fashion Week, Lakme and IMG have announced the launch of Lakme Fashion Week – a five-day extravaganza that will debut in March 2006 in Mumbai. Lakme, along with IMG, will create a new event that integrates India into the international fashion community.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:51 AM

O2 launches Xda Atom PDA mobile, targets India as its second-largest market within 2 years?blur=25

PDA phone maker O2, which launched its mobiles in India 12 months ago, is looking at the country as its second-largest market in the region within two years’ time. Said Chia Eng Keat, VP, Sales and Distribution, O2 Asia, “India is one of the top three fastest growing markets for us. It is a market with huge potential because of the focus on IT.”

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:50 AM

Dhruva Interactive partners with Cricinfo to provide cricket content on mobile?blur=25

Bangalore-based gaming company Dhruva Interactive has tied up with Wisden Group’s Cricinfo to provide cricket products and applications on mobile phones to users around the world.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:50 AM

Oxygen bags creative duties of Ventura Enterprise business?blur=25

Oxygen Communication has recently bagged the creative duties for Ventura Enterprise, a company manufacturing interior lifestyle products.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:49 AM

Direct, Radio jury presidents for Cannes Lions 2006 named?blur=25

Steve Harrison, Managing Director and Creative Partner of Harrison Troughton Wunderman, has been named the 2006 Lions Direct Jury President. Several changes have already been announced in the judging process for the Direct Lions.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:48 AM

Fevicol spreads the ‘bonding’ message on World AIDS Day?blur=25

Fevicol has by far been one of India's most creative advertisers and has been able to connect and strike the right chord with its consumers in every way of life. This time, the adhesive brand has taken up a cause and is voicing its support for spreading AIDS awareness.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:47 AM

Everest bags JK Tyre’s Rs 10-crore plus radial truck tyre business?blur=25

Everest Brand Solutions has bagged the creative duties of JK Tyres’ radial truck tyres following a multi-agency pitch. The account size is pegged in excess of Rs 10 crore.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:46 AM

Carat Media makes senior level appointments: R Ramesh Chandran, Naman Sharma come on board?blur=25

Carat Media is further beefing up its senior management. The agency has announced the appointment of a National Buying Head, R Ramesh Chandran, who joins as VP, Investments, and Naman Sharma as Director, Research and Analytics.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:44 AM

Time to watch Abhishek Bachchan ‘go fida’ over Fiesta on television?blur=25

The first of the TVCs for Ford Fiesta – featuring brand ambassador Abhishek Bachchan – went on air from Wednesday evening. Produced by Adfilmwalas, a full-fledged national release of the TVC is scheduled from Friday.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:43 AM

IDG launches new magazine, ‘Services OutSourcing World’, today?blur=25

International Data Group, one of the world’s leading technology media groups, which recently entered India with its first publication, ‘Real CIO World’, is now ready with its global publication. Titled, ‘Services Outsourcing World’, the magazine is going to be the first global publication of its type to be produced in India.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:42 AM

Ankush Arora replaces Amit Dutta as General Motors’ VP-Marketing?blur=25

General Motors India has appointed Ankush Arora as Vice-President-Sales, Marketing & Aftersales. Arora will replace Amit Dutta, who has been transferred to GM Japan as Director, Marketing. Arora will take charge from January 1, 2006.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:41 AM

Michelin India names TBWA India as its creative agency?blur=25

Michelin India has appointed TBWA India as its creative agency following a comprehensive selection process. The size of business is pegged at around Rs 6 crore. The French tyre company had recently tied up with Apollo Tyres to manufacture bus and truck radial tyres.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:39 AM

Carat Regional management in action, all geared to launch Deep Blue & SPI in India in 2006?blur=25

Carat Media is taking steps to ensure that it is gaining more ground in the regional markets, with special focus on India and China. Among the various steps that the organisation under the new regional management is taking to ensure better foothold in these markets is launching Communication Planning unit Deep Blue and SPI (Strategy, Productivity, Insight) in India in 2006.

exchange4media Staff Dec 1, 2005 8:38 AM