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Vizeum India appoints Josraj Arakkal as GM, West?blur=25

Vizeum India (Aegis Media Group Company) has announced another senior level appointment of Josraj Arakkal as GM, West.

exchange4media Staff Jan 6, 2010 8:14 AM

Allied Media bags Rr 30-cr media mandate for SBI Mutual Fund?blur=25

Allied Media has been assigned the media duties of SBI Mutual Fund (SBI MF). According to agency sources, the account is pegged at Rs 30 crore. The win comes on the back of a multi-pitch agency pitch that involved India’s top agencies – viz. Lintas, GroupM, Motivator and Lodestar, besides Allied Media.

exchange4media Staff Jan 6, 2010 8:13 AM

e4m Indian Media Agency Report: Pantaloons, Maruti, Tata Motors among top print advertisers?blur=25

Pantaloons Retail tops the list of top print advertisers according to the exchange4media Indian Media Agency Report. The Report measures the advertising spends for the year 2008 in the measured media of print, television and radio for the top 500 advertiser product categories. Maruti Udyog, Tata Motors, LG Electronics and Nokia comprise the top five print advertisers in that order.

exchange4media Staff Jan 6, 2010 8:13 AM

Guest Column<br>Retrofit:  When Mani Shankar Aiyar put Karan Thapar on the backfoot?blur=25

Comeuppance, just desserts, call it what you will. Karan Thapar was on the other side of the fence recently as he was put on the dock by Mani Shankar Aiyar. The man famed for conducting verbal assaults on his guests had been finally found tongue tied, diffident and hapless, remarks veteran journalist Sandeep Bamzai.

Sandeep Bamzai Jan 6, 2010 8:12 AM

Six Inches wins creative duties of Anagram Capital’s new online trading platform?blur=25

Following a multi-agency pitch, Anagram Capital Ltd, a leading retail broking house in India, has appointed Six Inches Communications Pvt Ltd to handle the creative duties of the launch of a new online trading platform. The launch budget has been set for Rs 3 crore.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jan 6, 2010 8:11 AM

Radio Misty, My FM appoint Ombudsman to increase effectiveness of the medium?blur=25

FM radio players are following the footsteps of print media of having an ombudsman to handle complaints and finding mutually satisfactory solutions. In line with this development, Radio Misty has appointed GS Hora, Chairman, CII, North Bengal Chapter, as Ombudsman. In December 2009, My FM had appointed brand consultant Giraj Sharma as Ombudsman.

Nitin Pandey Jan 6, 2010 8:10 AM

Manoj Sharma joins India TV as Group Business Head?blur=25

After a long stint in the print media, Manoj Sharma has begun a fresh innings in the electronic media with India TV, where he has taken charge as Group Business Head from January 1, 2010. It may be recalled that Sharma was part of the restructure at India TV in November 2009. Prior to joining India TV, Sharma had worked with India Today and CNBC-TV18.

Nitin Pandey Jan 6, 2010 8:10 AM

We are the No. 1 ‘profitable’ Hindi GEC: Nitin Vaidya, COO, ZEEL?blur=25

Zee TV has had an eventful year in 2009, having beaten Star Plus and Colors on occasions, and being seen as the only player that didn’t indulge in exorbitant investments in any of its disciplines. For Nitin Vaidya, COO, ZEEL, Zee TV was the No. 1 profitable channel in 2009. The channel plans to focus further on creating new slots, tightening story lines and becoming the No. 1 channel overall in 2010.

Khushboo Tanna Jan 6, 2010 8:09 AM

Shankar Shinde  , Country Head, Zodhita Inc?blur=25

The Indian consumer is increasingly more affluent, discerning and aware of high-quality personal care products. Given all these strong fundamentals, the Indian body odor market is likely to continue growing at a pace far faster than most other markets. Despite the global economic downturn, India remains one of the fastest growing personal care markets globally, growing at 13 per cent per annum and valued at $6.3 billion. The market offers extensive opportunities for domestic and international players.

exchange4media Staff Jan 6, 2010 12:00 AM