Avian Media, a specialist communication consultancy, announced the appointment of Girish Huria as their Chief Operating Officer. In his new role he will be responsible for aligning and strengthening the firms operations and also drive growth and profitability of the firm. Girish has over 13 years of experience, which includes leading several corporate and brand reputation programmes. His expertise also lie in financial, employee and crisis communications. Having moved from auditing books of accounts to communications, Girish enjoys working with clients across diverse sectors. Commenting on his appointment, Girish Huria, COO, Avian Media, said, "I am delighted to be given an opportunity to work with Avian Media, especially at such an exciting time when the company is growing rapidly. I look forward to an exciting journey - managing and strategising across a diverse set of clients and overseeing a bright young team. It will be my endeavour to contribute towards planning on various accoun
<p align=justify>P9 integrated, a 360 degree entertainment marketing company of Percept Ltd has announced the promotion of its key people and new appointments at the senior level. Pritie S Jadhav has been promoted from the post of AVP, Branding Entertainment to Vice President, Branding Entertainment.Jadhav has been connected with P9 since June 2006 and she will continue to focus on structuring interesting brand associations to co-promote with films as well as in-film placements along with marketing films through tie-ups, in addition to other brand innovations. Mahesh Barve is promoted from DGM, Media to AVP, Media and Pravin Kale has been promoted from Sr. Manager, Institutional Sales to DGM, Institutional Sales. There have also been some other senior level appointments with Urvashi Mirchandani and Shama Sayed joining in as AVP, Business Development.
Tribal Fusion the digital marketing solutions company has roped in noted brand communication specialist Rajesh Sule to spearhead the sales team in India. In this new role as the National Sales Director, he will be responsible for driving Tribal Fusion's business in the country. He will manage national sales efforts, new business development, and strategy for continued growth in the Indian marketplace. Rajesh will also strategize and oversee expansion of media revenues and harness digital marketing solutions for existing and potential clients by delivering holistic solutions for highest advertiser ROI.
UTV Bindass has recently appointed Kunal Mukherjee to take over the role of the Marketing Head for UTV Bindass. This announcement reinforces the company’s focus to strengthen its strategic team and highlight it’s positioning as the first 3600 Entertainment Brand for Indian Youth.
The new advertising code for the education sector will come into force from December 1st this year. Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI), the apex self-regulatory body for the advertising content of the Indian advertising industry, which had introduced the draft code two months back, has announced that the final set of guidelines is ready to be implemented across the country.
Multi Screen Media's movie channel Max has refreshed its brand positioning of ‘Deewana Bana De’ to celebrate 11th anniversary. MSM's second Hindi GEC Sab too has also launched a campaign ‘Ab Bache Bache ko Pata Hai ki Asli Mazaa Sab Ke Sath Aata Hai’ to re-emphasise its positioning.
The Indian media industry has been buzzing with the news of large media conglomerate caught in the act of plagiarism. Despite a corrigendum being printed, industry observers have taken a hard view of the development. While that is another conversation, exchange4media finds out the views of senior editors of the industry on the issue of plagiarism.
Hindi afternoon compact daily ‘Hello Hindustan’ is all set to launch its first edition from Indore (Madhya Pradesh) in the last week of October this year. With 16 pages, the daily is priced at Rs 1 for the entire week. The afternooner will cover 20 districts surrounding the Indore city. Praveen Sharma has been appointed Editor of the newspaper.