Having strayed into the media profession by accident, the fascination has kept Radhesh Uchil, General Manager, Platinum India, glued for the past couple of decades. The love of exploring new places and trying out new assignments has kept him on the move. Uchil is a firm believer in team spirit and considers it to be the winning formula. The GenNext Media Magnate is chosen by a committee comprising the exchange4media editorial team in consultation with Raj Nayak.
Krimson Media Services Pvt Ltd has bagged the exclusive on-ground rights to India’s tour of Bangladesh, which includes a seven-match ODI Tri-Series between India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, and two Test-match series between India and Bangladesh, starting January 4, 2010. Idea telecom is the title sponsor for the cricket series.
It’s the last week of the calendar year as also of this decade, and although most of these exercises are purely academic, they do offer an opportunity to reflect on events and issues. Having highlighted the highs and lows of the year, here are Pradyuman Maheshwari’s top stories of the decade: 2000-2010. Plus a pop forecast under ‘looking forward’.
Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd has informed the NSE that its Board of Directors at a meeting held on December 28, 2009, had inter-alia approved a Scheme of Amalgamation for merger of the company’s wholly-owned subsidiaries – viz., Asianage Holdings Ltd, Deccan Chronicle Bangalore Ltd, and Sieger Solutions Ltd.
There is some restructuring afoot at UTV Global Broadcasting. It’s been two months since MK Anand took charge as CEO and his agenda now is to turn the focus on the media group’s sales function. As per the new structure, all the channels will have a dedicated sales head, who would report to the business heads and to the group sales head.
It is learnt that adidas India is planning to launch a new campaign in 2010 and for this purpose is on the lookout for a new creative partner and has invited the agencies for presentations. However, when contacted, the official spokesperson for adidas refused to divulge any details on the development.