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TAG outshines biggies to pocket ESPN Champions League T20 account?blur=25

TAG, a McCann Worldwide agency, has won the ESPN Champions League T20 account. Senior sources in the industry have said that TAG Delhi beat Lowe Lintas, JWT, Wieden + Kennedy and Grey Worldwide to bag the creative account of the elite event after a five-way pitch.

Preeti Hoon Jun 15, 2010 8:32 AM

Apollo Hospitals assigns media mandate to Mudra Connext?blur=25

Close on the heels of bagging media mandate of Gulf Oil and Travelguru, Mudra Connext has added yet another business to its kitty. The agency has bagged the media mandate for Apollo Hospitals. It will be handled out of their Delhi office. According to industry sources, the business is pegged around Rs 8-10 crore.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jun 15, 2010 8:31 AM

Sandeep Bhargava resigns as CEO of The Indian Film Company?blur=25

Sandeep Bhargava, Chief Executive Officer of The Indian Film Company (TIFC), a Network18 company, has recently put in his papers. June 30, 2010 will be his last day with the company. Haresh Chawla, Group CEO, Network18 and Viacom18, will take interim charge of the operations.

exchange4media Staff Jun 15, 2010 8:30 AM

Tata Teleservices launches hunt for OOH agency?blur=25

Tata Teleservices (Maharashtra) Ltd (TTML) has called for an OOH pitch. The incumbent agencies for Tata Teleservices include MOMS, Laqshya Media and Square Circle Outdoors. It is learnt that besides the three incumbent agencies, Clear Channel Aaren Initiative, and Mudra MAX-OOH are among those vying for the business.

Pallavi Goorha Kashyup Jun 15, 2010 8:29 AM

OMD Chennai appointed digital agency for TI Cycles’ performance biking division?blur=25

Following a three-way pitch process, OMD Chennai has been appointed the digital agency for Track and Trail, the performance biking division of TI Cycles India. Besides OMD, Mindshare and Ignitee Digital Solutions were also part of the pitch process.

Judy Franko Jun 15, 2010 8:29 AM

Vodafone’s Harit Nagpal joining Tata Sky as MD?blur=25

Harit Nagpal, currently Group Marketing Director, Vodafone Plc, is joining Tata Sky as Managing Director from August 2010. Nagpal will take over from Vikram Kaushik, the current Managing Director, who is retiring on December 31, 2010.

exchange4media Staff Jun 15, 2010 8:28 AM

Possibility of Zee being an Indian multinational setting up businesses outside India: Punit Goenka?blur=25

A Power Dinner, hosted by the exchange4media Group in Mumbai on June 11, was witness to a riveting conversation between GroupM’s Irwin Gotlieb and ZEEL’s Punit Goenka. While Gotlieb gave his views on the current media space, Goenka hinted at the possibility of Zee being an Indian multinational that would set up businesses outside the country.

exchange4media Staff Jun 15, 2010 8:26 AM

UTV’s new logo gets mixed reactions from media planners?blur=25

To mark its 20th Anniversary, UTV is undergoing a total rebranding across its five verticals – broadcasting, games content, motion pictures, new media and TV. It recently unveiled its new logo, which seeks to give the media house a more vibrant image. However, some media planners feel that some logos are like gospels and better left unaltered. Was this change necessary? exchange4media finds out.

Khushboo Tanna Jun 15, 2010 8:26 AM

Mint takes on Bloomberg UTV for ‘similar’ campaigns?blur=25

It's a case of similarity breeding contempt. Business publication Mint is locked in a legal tussle with business news channel Bloomberg UTV over campaigns that are based on a similar thought process simplifying business news.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jun 15, 2010 8:25 AM

Sanjeev Gupta, Chairman & MD, Global Advertisers?blur=25

Marketers are seeking solutions beyond traditional billboards and it is becoming critical to integrate this with retail signage and visual merchandising for maximum impact. With larger share of overall media budgets, OOH is becoming centralised and is being driven by brand strategy to a far greater extent compared to the previous years, where it was decentralised and pretty much left to sales and distribution. Media owning is looking attractive and there is likely to be significant consolidation in this space.

exchange4media Staff Jun 15, 2010 12:00 AM