Date-wise News
TVS plans power bikes to take on rivals

TVS Motors, India's third largest two-wheeler maker, is developing premium motorcycles to take on the likes of Hero Honda Motors and Bajaj Auto, and boost its sagging sales.

exchange4media Staff Jun 11, 2008 8:07 AM

Fever relocates its Kolkata station head, Alok Singh, as Mumbai head

Fever FM has appointed recently Alok Kumar Singh as Station Head for Mumbai. Prior to this appointment, Singh was the Station Head of Fever FM Kolkata.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 11, 2008 8:06 AM

Meridian starts operations in Delhi

Ogilvy & Mather has announced the launch of the Delhi operations of Meridian Communications. Meridian Delhi will be a 360 agency from inception, and will be headed by Sunil Verma, VP. The agency has already added DLF Pramerica and Unitech to its portfolio.

exchange4media Staff Jun 11, 2008 8:05 AM

Big FM appoints Suresh Iyer as Regional Director, South

BIG FM has announced the appointment of Suresh Iyer as Regional Director, South. With over 15 years of experience in media, Iyer will be looking after the entire functioning of the southern region and will be based in Chennai.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Jun 11, 2008 8:04 AM

Laqshya to provide impetus to Calcutta Ad Club creative excellence awards

Laqshya Digital Media has been roped in as the official indoor media partner by the Calcutta Ad Club to promote its creative excellence awards, the ‘War of Ideas’. The Calcutta Ad Club Awards is one of the oldest and most prestigious national level awards in the country.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 11, 2008 8:03 AM

STAR appoints Sumantra Dutta as Country Head for Middle East, Africa & Pakistan

STAR has announced the appointment of Sumantra Dutta (popularly known as Sumo) as Country Head – Middle East, Africa and Pakistan. In this newly created position, Dutta will be responsible for spearheading STAR’s business in these three markets. Based in Dubai, he will report to Laureen Ong, Chief Operating Officer of STAR.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 11, 2008 8:01 AM

Yahoo! India launches local information destination

Yahoo! India has launched its local information destination, Yahoo! India Local Beta, available at This new offering provides a compelling user experience with relevant local information that impacts users’ daily needs, and is available in Delhi, NCR, Chennai, Mumbai and Bangalore.

exchange4media Staff Jun 11, 2008 7:59 AM

RK Swamy BBDO wins Suzuki Motorcycle and MY FM; total billings worth Rs 60 cr

RK Swamy BBDO has won the creative duties for Suzuki Motorcycle and My FM. The collective billings from the two businesses are in the region of Rs 60 crore. The incumbent agency for both the accounts is Grey Worldwide.

exchange4media Staff Jun 11, 2008 7:58 AM

Maharashtra Times launches monthly health magazine ‘Jeevet Sharad Shatam’

Maharashtra Times, a leading Marathi daily from The Times of India Group, has launched a monthly health magazine titled ‘Jeevet Sharad Shatam’, on May 31, 2008, priced at Rs 10. The niche magazine is targeted at 40- plus women. The content includes clinical issues related to women and general health remedies.

exchange4media Staff Jun 11, 2008 7:57 AM

Ogilvy & Mather CEO Pratap Bose calls it quits; moving to Mudra Group as COO

Ogilvy & Mather India CEO, Pratap Bose, has called it quits after 15 years at the agency. He is moving to the Mudra Group of companies as COO with a wide-ranging mandate.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jun 11, 2008 7:56 AM

Yahoo! and Havas Digital announce global advertising partnership

Yahoo! Inc. and Havas Digital, one of the world's leading interactive agencies, have announced a global partnership that encompasses all operating units within Havas Digital. Havas Digital will work with the Right Media Exchange to develop a proprietary media trading platform based on Yahoo's technology.

exchange4media Staff Jun 11, 2008 7:54 AM

Law & Kenneth bags Kitply business

Law & Kenneth has won the creative duties for the Kitply business following a multi-agency pitch. The Rs 10 crore plus business will be jointly serviced by the Kolkata and Mumbai offices of the agency. The media duties are being handled in-house by the company.

exchange4media Staff Jun 11, 2008 7:53 AM

Carat India bags The Muthoot Group media business

The Muthoot Group has announced the appointment of Carat India to handle its media business. This appointment came about following several rounds of meetings and presentations with key executives of The Muthoot Group. P.V. Narayanamoorthy, MD, Carat India, confirmed the development.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 11, 2008 7:53 AM