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Solution|Digitas appoints Nandu Narasimhan as NCD

Nandu Narasimhan has joined Solutions|Digitas as National Creative Director. Narasimhan has confirmed the development to exchange4media. Prior to this, he was with Saatchi & Saatchi as ECD for Delhi and Bangalore.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Jan 7, 2010 1:23 PM

‘Ajab Prem…’ draws the eyeballs for Colors

Hindi GEC Colors has started the New Year on a high, maintaining its numero uno position. Airing of the recent Bollywood hit ‘Ajab Prem ki Ghazab Kahaani’ on December 27, 2009, has also enabled the channel to grab the largest slice of the viewership pie.

Khushboo Tanna Jan 7, 2010 8:47 AM

Re-alignment at Network18: Lakshmi Narasimhan made CEO, Web18; Surya Mantha is ED-Convergence, Network18

Network18 has announced senior management re-alignment, re-inforcing the focus on its web and mobile businesses and digital convergence at the group. Lakshmi Narasimhan, who was earlier heading Infomedia18, will now move in as CEO of Web18. Surya Mantha, who was earlier CEO of Web18, has now been put in charge of convergence initiatives and re-designated as Executive Director, Convergence, Network18.

exchange4media Staff Jan 7, 2010 8:46 AM

Manish Porwal quits Percept Talent Management as CEO

It is learnt from reliable sources that Manish Porwal, CEO, Percept Talent Management (PTM), has quit and January 6, 2010 happens to be his last day in his current role. However, it is learnt that Porwal may continue in an advisory position. This development comes just a day after Vinita Bangard, COO, PTM, had put in her papers.

Tuhina Anand Jan 7, 2010 8:45 AM

D’zine Garage appoints Stephen W Pardue as CEO; opens new office in the US

D’zine Garage, a leading digital agency headquartered in Chennai, announced on January 6 that its Board of Directors had appointed Stephen W Pardue as its new CEO. Concurrently, D’zine also opened its first office in San Diego, California USA, where Pardue will be based.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Jan 7, 2010 8:44 AM

Hinduja Group to invest Rs 250 cr in content biz; appoints Sunir Kheterpal as CEO, IN Entertainment

The Hinduja Group has announced the appointment of Sunir Kheterpal as CEO of IN Entertainment, an entity that will consolidate the Group’s content business. The Group plans to invest Rs 250 crore in its content business over the next 2-3 years and Kheterpal will spearhead its aggressive growth plans in the media and entertainment space.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jan 7, 2010 8:43 AM

Nirma shows how to control dirt in new TVC

Imagine being able to ‘chant’ the dirt away from one’s clothes. Nirma’s new TVC shows precisely this where a housewife ‘chants’ a puddle of dirt into submission. The TVC follows the spectacular underwater ballet commercial that was released a while back.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Jan 7, 2010 8:43 AM

ING Life launches television campaigns targeting Southern market

ING Life Insurance has launched three television campaigns targeting Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. The three different campaigns, with three different casts for the three states, went on air in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu on January 5, while the campaign will break in Andhra Pradesh on January 10. ING is planning a high decibel marketing blitzkrieg over the next six weeks starting January 5.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Jan 7, 2010 8:42 AM

Raj Television Network ventures into movie distribution with ‘Kutty’

Raj Television Network Ltd has informed the BSE that as part of its potential external growth strategy, it has ventured into movie distribution. The company has acquired the exclusive distribution rights of upcoming Tamil movie ‘Kutty’ for some specific areas in Tamil Nadu.

exchange4media Staff Jan 7, 2010 8:41 AM

DB Corp dazzles at debut; closes Day 1 at 25 pc premium over its issue price

DB Corp, publisher of Hindi daily Dainik Bhaskar, closed the first day of trading at Rs 265.90, a premium of 25.42 per cent over its issue price of Rs 212. The share touched an intra-day high of Rs 274 on both BSE and NSE. Market analysts have given the scrip two thumbs up and expect more from it.

Dipali Banka Jan 7, 2010 8:40 AM

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