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BBC Worldwide's BBC Global Channels business has appointment Nachiket Pantvaidya as General Manager, South Asia.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 20, 2007 3:05 PM

IAA announces new identity inspiring excellence in communications worldwide?blur=25

The International Advertising Association (IAA) has announced its new corporate identity. The IAA re-branding project includes all communications platforms, including the re-launch of its website www.iaaglobal.org.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 20, 2007 9:25 AM

Cannes Lions 2007: St Tropez, St Paul & Indian delegates outside the Palais?blur=25

The mood at the Cannes Festival is a little sombre for the Indian contingent with not as many Lions coming as hoped, but Indian delegates are busy – some are judging, some are meeting their counterparts from across the globe, some are attending sessions regularly, and nearly all are partying.

Noor Fathima Warsia Jun 20, 2007 9:24 AM

Cannes Lions 2007: It’s all about telling a great brand story?blur=25

The sessions on day three of the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival 2007 focussed on what went behind building right brands. When the story is told well, the brands become legends.

Noor Fathima Warsia Jun 20, 2007 9:22 AM

: Cannes Lions 2007: Only one India entry makes it to Cyber Lions shortlist?blur=25

The Cyber Lions shortlist has been announced at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival 2007. Only one entry of the 36 sent has made it to the shortlist. The entry is Tribal DDB India’s (Mumbai) work for MTV Asia, titled ‘Protected Entry’.

Noor Fathima Warsia Jun 20, 2007 9:21 AM

Cannes Lions 2007: Lerwill, de Nadris & Verklin - Aegis makes its presence felt?blur=25

The Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival also proves to be a great meeting ground for international conglomerates. Robert Lerwill, CEO, Aegis Plc, and Mainardo de Nardis, CEO, Aegis Media Global, have used the Festival platform to hold the Aegis Media Executive Committee meeting on June 20.

Noor Fathima Warsia Jun 20, 2007 9:18 AM

Viswam Sports inks deal with DD Sports to telecast Premier Cricket League?blur=25

Viswam Sports Network has signed an agreement with DD Sports to telecast the Premier Cricket League (PCL) matches for two seasons. The first season of PCL starts in January 2008. The second season starts in the fourth quarter of 2008 and ends in March 2009.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Jun 20, 2007 9:16 AM

Jagannathan steps into Gautam Adhikari’s shoes at DNA?blur=25

R Jagannathan, who was earlier Business Editor at DNA, and Editor of DNA Money, has now been elevated to the position of Managing Editor. He replaces Gautam Adhikari, who was the former Editor of the paper.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 20, 2007 9:14 AM

Quality of entries has gone up at Emvies, say judges?blur=25

Judges present at Emvies 2007 said that the quality of entries has improved tremendously. Some of the judges this year, on the first day of the presentations, included LV Krishnan from TAM and Narayan Gad from Paneca Biotech.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 20, 2007 9:13 AM

Emvies 2007 kicks off with prelim round of case study presentations?blur=25

The first day of the Emvies 2007, organised by the Advertising Club of Bombay, saw the preliminary round of case studies being presented in Mumbai. Day two on June 20 will see the remaining 22 case studies being presented. The finals will be held on June 29, when the winners will be announced and awards distributed.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 20, 2007 9:12 AM

Toonz Licensing brings Mr Bean to South Asia?blur=25

Toonz Licensing has inked an agreement with Tiger Aspect Productions to bring the globally popular character ‘Mr Bean’ on television, film and DVD to the South Asia market. Toonz Licensing has been appointed the licensing agent for Mr Bean in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.

exchange4media Staff Jun 20, 2007 9:10 AM

Cannes Lions 2007: Leo Burnett & Ambience Publicis bring home Silver Lions for Radio?blur=25

India has won two Silvers at the Cannes Lions International Advertising Festival 2007 for Radio. Last year, India had won no metals in this category. While Ambience Publicis won the Silver for Bullzi, Leo Burnett won it for Cehat. Jurors informed that Cehat was close to winning a Gold Lion.

Noor Fathima Warsia Jun 20, 2007 9:09 AM

Cannes Lions 2007: Bad luck and poor presentation mar India’s chances at Outdoor & Media Lions?blur=25

India has not won a single Lion for the Outdoor and Media Lions categories. In the Media Lions, India had 105 entries this year, while there were 252 entries from India for Outdoor Lions.

Noor Fathima Warsia Jun 20, 2007 9:07 AM

: Amit Jain promoted to EVP & MD, MTV Networks-India, China & SEA; to also serve on Viacom-18 board?blur=25

MTV Networks has elevated Amit Jain to EVP & MD, MTV Networks-India, China and SEA. Prior to this, he was MD only for India, and was EVP for South Asia. He will also serve on the soon-to-be-formed Viacom-18 board.

Noor Fathima Warsia Jun 20, 2007 9:05 AM

Janardhanan joins Rediffusion DY&R Chennai as GM?blur=25

J Janardhanan has joined Rediffusion DY&R, Chennai as General Manager. He was earlier with group company Showdiff.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Jun 20, 2007 9:03 AM

RadioAsia 2007: Future of radio in the age of convergence?blur=25

The three-day radio conference RadioAsia 2007, underway in Singapore currently, intends to highlight the future of radio in the growing converging world. Anurag Batra, MD and Editor-in-Chief, exchange4media, will present his views on ‘Marketing and Promotion -- Enhancing Value of Commercial Radio in the Digital Environment’ through his presentation ‘How is Commercial Radio performing in comparison to other Media’.

exchange4media Staff Jun 20, 2007 9:01 AM

Sahara Pariwar’s Urdu daily to come up with Bangalore edition by July 7?blur=25

Sahara India Pariwar’s Urdu daily, Roznama Rashtriya Sahara, will launch a Bangalore edition by July 7, followed by a Chennai edition a month later. Both the editions would be printed in Bangalore.

exchange4media Staff Jun 20, 2007 9:00 AM

Chandru Kalro  , Executive VP-Marketing, TTK Prestige?blur=25

“Having been present in the Indian kitchen for over half a century, we have an unmatched understanding of the Indian woman and have seen her develop from a housewife to a world-beater today. This insight, which gets translated when we transact with her, is what makes us different. The trust and legacy that the brand carries is legendary…The salience of the brand is proved by its effortless extension into the entire kitchen space.”

exchange4media Staff Jun 20, 2007 12:00 AM