Date-wise News
Sun TV Network appoints Sanjay Reddy as its Head of Andhra Pradesh Television Business?blur=25

Sun TV Network Limited has appointed Sanjay Reddy as Senior Vice President to head the Network’s Andhra Pradesh Television Business comprising Gemini TV, Gemini Music, Gemini News, Teja TV, Navvulu TV & Kushi TV with effect from August 24, 2009. Reddy has recently quit as the Chief Operating Officer of Zee Network and was in charge of Zee’s South Indian Business. He will report to Ajay Vidyasagar, the COO of Sun TV Network.

exchange4media Bangalore Bureau Aug 25, 2009 12:59 PM

iris ropes in Param Saikia as CEO of India operations?blur=25

Global integrated marketing agency iris Worldwide has appointed Param Saikia as CEO of iris India. Saikia, who is currently CEO of Publicis Modem / Dialog, will be responsible for leading the growth of the independent network across the region. Saikia will be joining iris in the coming weeks and will report to Stewart Shanley, CEO, iris Worldwide.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Aug 25, 2009 7:45 AM

JWT Mumbai bags Hindustan National Glass biz; account size pegged at Rs 15 cr?blur=25

Following a multi-agency pitch, Hindustan National Glass & Industries Ltd (HNGIL), has appointed JWT Mumbai for its creative duties. The account size estimated to be in the region of Rs 15 crore. Mediaedge:cia is the media agency on board.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Aug 25, 2009 7:44 AM

Law & Kenneth appoints Neeraja Kale as Senior VP?blur=25

Neeraja Kale has joined Law & Kenneth as Senior Vice President, where her mandate would be to build key businesses like ITC and spearhead new business development as well. Kale will be reporting to Anil S Nair, CEO & Managing Partner, Law & Kenneth.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Aug 25, 2009 7:44 AM

NRS & IRS to be merged; new body to be formed comprising members from MRUC & NRSC?blur=25

The National Readership Studies Council (NRSC) and the Media Research User’s Council (MRUC) have decided to merge the National Readership Survey and the Indian Readership Survey to create a single research for the print industry. Both organisations have agreed to this proposition. It is understood that the new body that would lead this survey would comprise 10 members each from MRUC and NRSC.

Noor Fathima Warsia Aug 25, 2009 7:43 AM

All’s not well at Voice of India?blur=25

Trouble is brewing at the Noida office of Triveni Media’s Voice of India (VOI) channel. VOI employees struck work on August 21 and 21 to protest against non-payment of salaries. However, when contacted, Amit Sinha, Director & CEO, Voice of India, maintained, “There was no strike. It was an internal matter and has been resolved now.”

exchange4media Staff Aug 25, 2009 7:42 AM

GenNext Media Magnate: Ritika Batra – From a future leader to a true leader?blur=25

Having been on both sides of the industry, Ritika Batra, Media Director, Lintas Media Group, feels that the industry has changed a lot over the past seven years. She follows the motto: ‘Just give it your best shot, rest will follow’, and this is how she motivates her team and everyone around her. The GenNext Media Magnate is chosen by a committee comprising the exchange4media editorial team in consultation with Raj Nayak.

exchange4media Staff Aug 25, 2009 7:41 AM

Bangla GEC space gets a new player in Ruposi Bangla?blur=25

The multi-faceted Rose Valley Group on August 24, 2009 announced their diversification into media and entertainment industry with the launch of Bangla GEC Ruposi Bangla in the Kolkata market. The channel will go on air from August 31, 2009 with a bouquet of shows ranging from reality to socio-mythology, and feature films to news updates.

exchange4media Staff Aug 25, 2009 7:40 AM

HT restructures media marketing team; Rajeev Beotra to lead media sales function?blur=25

In a bid to leverage the many changes in the media landscape in the country, and to place the organisation on leadership tracks, HT Media Ltd is strengthening and restructuring its media marketing team. As part of this process, Rajeev Beotra, VP - Media Marketing, will now be spearheading the media sales function as Business Head – Media Marketing.

exchange4media Staff Aug 25, 2009 7:40 AM

OMD assigned media mandate for Henkel India; account size upwards of Rs 30 cr?blur=25

Following a multi-agency pitch, FMCG company Henkel India has appointed OMD India as its media agency. Mediaedge:cia is the incumbent agency on the account. Though the size of the business could not be ascertained at the time of filing this report, reliable sources have pegged it at upwards of Rs 30 crore.

Judy Franko Aug 25, 2009 7:39 AM