The Saïd Business School, an integral part of the University of Oxford and one of Europe’s youngest and most entrepreneurial business schools, has appointed AP Parigi, former Managing Director & Group CEO, Eros India, as a member of its business advisory council. Members of the council provide advice and guidance on several initiatives and programmes of the school.
Realtime Interactive Media, a Mumbai-based mobile out-of-home media company, has recently launched ‘I - Mumbai TV’, an exclusive infotainment and edutainment channel for BEST buses. In a bid to make commuting more entertaining and innovative for its patrons , BEST is set to install in its fleet an ambitious Visual Interactive Transit Entertainment System that aims to offer a bouquet of real time solutions and services.
Soon after pocketing the wins of Credila/HDFC and Asia Motor Works, Vizeum India has been appointed the communication consultants and media AOR for Sanyukta Developers Pvt Ltd (SDPL). Vizeum will integrate with internal partners to provide appropriate solutions to SDPL.
Gourav Tandon has put in his papers at Navia Asia, the out of home specialist network, as Chief Operating Officer. He is currently serving his notice period. Sanjay Shah, CEO, Navia Asia, will look after Tandon’s responsibilities till further announcement.
Reliance Media World Ltd, which operates Big FM, has reported a net loss of Rs 76.12 crore for the financial year ended March 31, 2010. Besides, Big FM, the other businesses of Reliance Media World include marketing (Big Live), out-of-home (Big Street) and mobile solutions (Big Digital).
After announcing its entry in the digital market, Conde Nast India is upbeat about its plans to take its magazines – Vogue and GQ – online. The launch plans include digital portal for Vogue, Internet and mobile properties for GQ, and a premium online travel and destinations portal in conjunction with the launch of Condé Nast Traveller magazine, which is due in October this year.
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has invited bids under the ‘two packet system’ for the advertising rights on approximately 800 passenger baggage trolleys along with their retrieval, maintenance and safeguarding at the new airport terminal building of the Goa Airport.
Colors ruled the Hindi GEC roost for most of last year, however, it has now been toppled from the numero uno position by some old players in the market. The channel, which has been on the forefront of innovations, is now once again experimenting with its afternoon time band.
Sony Ericsson, which has seen a dip in its market share in India over the last few years, is now gearing to fortify its presence. The company is also out to reinstate its leadership in the mobile music space. In an exclusive conversation with exchange4media, Anurag Kontu, Marketing Head, Sony Ericsson, shares the company’s fight back strategy.
Express Avenue Mall, a strategic venture of Express Infrastructure Pvt Ltd and a 100 per cent subsidiary of Express Newspapers Pvt Ltd, is in the process of finalising its creative agency. According to Dheeraj Dogra, Chief Marketing Officer, Express Infrastructure, several agencies were in the fray for the business.
The exchange4media Conclave, the annual flagship event of the exchange4media Group, is special this year as it marks the commencement of the Group’s 10th Anniversary celebrations. One of the high-powered sessions this year is on ‘Sleeping with the enemy – Is the age of collaboration really here?’, which will be chaired by Sanjay Behl, CEO, Reliance Big TV and Group Head - Brand & Marketing, Reliance Communication, and will feature as panelists, Ashutosh Srivastava, CEO, Mindshare APAC, and Nick Waters, CEO, Aegis Media, APAC.