Date-wise News
Ranjeev Vij?blur=25

It is learnt that Ranjeev Vij is set to join experiential advertising and marketing agency, Iris Nation, as Board Director. Vij had recently put in his papers as Vice-President and Business Director of BBDO. Vij was with BBDO for a year, where he had headed the Hewlett Packard (HP) imaging and printing business, and was also responsible for new business projects. Vij, who has 15 years’ experience, started his career with RK Swamy/BBDO in 1994 as an account executive.

exchange4media Staff Aug 10, 2009 8:10 AM

Vinod Vijaykumar, Ravi Pinto?blur=25

Tequila, the integrated marketing services company of the TBWA\India Group, has strengthened its operations in Mumbai by bringing on board Vinod Vijaykumar as Senior General Manager and Ravi Pinto as Client Services Director. Vijaykumar has been elevated from his previous position of General Manager - South, with additional responsibility of the Western region, while Pinto moves from Ogilvy Action, Mumbai.

exchange4media Staff Aug 10, 2009 8:09 AM

Cellular phone services print ad volumes down 20 pc in H1: AdEx Analysis?blur=25

Print ad volumes of cellular phone services have dropped 20 per cent during H1 ’09, as compared to H1 ’08. Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd had the maximum share of all the advertisers of cellular phone services in print during this period. Sixty-one per cent of cellular phone services advertising was seen in non-metro newspapers.

exchange4media Staff Aug 10, 2009 7:48 AM

Mudra brings alive a game of ‘Statue’ for LIC campaign?blur=25

LIC has launched a new campaign highlighting its Pension Plans. Conceptualised by Mudra Communications, the new TVC, titled ‘Statue’, revolves around the growing standards of living of an average Indian today and the challenges of maintaining the same comfortable lifestyle after retirement.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Aug 10, 2009 7:48 AM

Senior level exits at India News channel?blur=25

There have been some senior level exits at India News, the Hindi news channel from ITV Group. Anuranjan Jha, Output Head and Deputy Director News, Rakesh Yogi, Output Chief Head, and Crime Head Mukand Shahi are moving out of the channel.

exchange4media Staff Aug 10, 2009 7:47 AM

Durganath Swarnkar made additional Editor of Yojana’s Hindi edition?blur=25

Monthly magazine ‘Yojana’, brought out by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and published in 13 languages, will now have senior journalist Durganath Swarnkar as an additional Editor for its Hindi edition. Remi Kumar is the other Editor for ‘Yojana’ Hindi.

exchange4media Staff Aug 10, 2009 7:46 AM

Mixed Media: Worry, worry! Press Council chief wants Commission to study electronic media functioning?blur=25

Just when one thought that the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting under Ambika Soni was being very progressive in its outlook on broadcast content, yesterday’s statement by Justice GN Ray, Chairman of the quasi-judicial Press Council of India, that television tends to sensationalise news is worrying, writes Pradyuman Maheshwari.

Pradyuman Maheshwari Aug 10, 2009 7:45 AM

Zapak eyes 100 pc YOY growth in 2009-10; to launch in Brazil and Russia soon?blur=25

Beating slowdown trends, Zapak Digital Entertainment is eyeing over 100 per cent revenue growth year-on-year in 2009-10. The company also aims to provide a lot more innovative advertising and also setting up around 300 gaming cafes across the country. Rohit Sharma, COO, shares the company’s growth plans and more with

Robin Thomas Aug 10, 2009 7:44 AM

PMAA Awards 2009: India brings home a Country Dragon, 22 metals?blur=25

Winners of the Promotion Marketing Awards of Asia (PMAA) 2009 have been announced and this year, India has bagged a total 23 metals, including seven Golds, eight Silvers and seven Bronzes, and one Country Dragon, which was bagged by Jagran Solutions.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Aug 10, 2009 7:43 AM

Ministry of Adult Education calls for creative pitch?blur=25

Ministry of Adult Education has called for tender for its creative duties. Twelve agencies are reportedly in the fray for the business. The objective encompasses promoting and highlighting the Total Literacy Campaign (TLC) and Post Literacy Programme (PLP). The first round of presentations is slated for August 13, 2009.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Aug 10, 2009 7:42 AM

<b>Atul Hegde</b>, CEO, Ignitee Digital Solutions Pvt Ltd?blur=25

We have really rebuilt from Connecturf to Ignitee, and post the re-branding, we have rebuilt the organisation in the last 6-7 – rebuilt it not only in terms of getting people or building business, but in terms of processes, identity, and market share, which is very important. The kind of phenomenal growth seen in Ignitee in the last 6-7 months is by far unparalleled in the digital industry itself. We have seen a 200 per cent jump in nine months’ time and we have seen it with significant new businesses. That has been the Ignitee story.

exchange4media Staff Aug 10, 2009 12:00 AM