Mahendra Swarup, ex-CEO of Indiatimes, and currently Advisor in the Private Treaties Division of The Times of India Group, has decided to call it quits in September this year. He is learnt to have taken significant stakes in a few online solutions companies.
Organisers of CLIO Awards 2006 have announced winners in all competitions except Television and Radio. The lone Indian winner in results announced May 15 at Miami is a JWT entry, which won Bronze for a Single (in Print) for work on Levi’s Slim Jeans. The agency is learnt to have won another Bronze for Slim in the Television (Craft) competition, results of which are to be announced on the evening of May 16.