Date-wise News
WPP Digital acquires Blue State Digital, LLC

WPP has agreed to acquire all the assets of full-service digital agency Blue State Digital, LLC in the US and the UK through WPP Digital, the digital investment and operating arm of WPP.

exchange4media Staff Jan 4, 2011 3:20 PM

Dentsu elevates Nitin Suri and Harish Arora to NCDs

Nitin Suri has been elevated to NCD of Dentsu Marcom. He replaces Adrian Mendonza, who had moved out of the agency mid-2010. Harish Arora has been made NCD at Dentsu Corporate, with additional responsibilities covering Dentsu MediaTech.

exchange4media Staff Jan 4, 2011 7:51 AM

Debraj Tripathy appointed COO of MediaCom India

A press release issued by MediaCom has stated that Debraj Tripathy has been appointed as Chief Operating Officer for India. He will be responsible for leading development across MediaCom’s offices in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai.

exchange4media Staff Jan 4, 2011 7:50 AM

Aidem Ventures ropes in M Suku as Executive Vice President

Aidem Ventures has appointed M Suku as Executive Vice President, reflecting the company’s expansion into new emerging media, markets and verticals. Prior to this appointment, Suku was with Reliance ADA Group, where he was the Head of Media & Alliances.

exchange4media Staff Jan 4, 2011 7:48 AM

Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority scouts for OOH agency

The Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority has invited tenders from interested advertising agencies offering ad-rights on a wide range of outdoor media properties at different premium locations.

Preeti Hoon Jan 4, 2011 7:47 AM

Aaj Tak completes a decade of successful 24-hour news broadcast

As 2010 drew to a close, Aaj Tak completed 10 years as a 24-hour news channel. Aaj Tak was launched on December 31, 2000 by the TV Today Network, in line with the India Today Group’s mission of exploring the television medium.

exchange4media Staff Jan 4, 2011 7:46 AM

Top international experts to address exchange4media Youth Marketing Summit 2011 on Jan 28

Youth Marketing Summit 2011, organised by exchange4media in association with Concrea, will have several international youth marketing experts address the delegates. The Summit will be held in Delhi on January 28, 2011.

exchange4media Staff Jan 4, 2011 7:45 AM

Rewind 2010: The top categories in TV, print and radio

exchange4media Group, in association with AdEx India, a division of TAM Media Research, brings the top categories of 2010 in television, print and radio as part of the ‘Rewind 2010’ special coverage. The data is for the period January-November 2010.

exchange4media Staff Jan 4, 2011 7:44 AM

Rewind 2010: 2011 is the start of a wonderful decade for India: Kapil Kapoor, Global COO, Timex Group

Kapil Kapoor, Global COO, Timex Group is quite upbeat about the New Year as he speaks about the lessons learnt from the global slowdown and chalks out the growth path of the industry, which is definitely emerging stronger after the beating it took for about two years.

Preeti Hoon Jan 4, 2011 7:43 AM

Rewind 2010: Bringing about a business renaissance: VivaKi’s Rishad Tobaccowala

As we enter 2011, businesses are looking forward to a renaissance and the marketing landscape will be driven by four key trends – mobility, retail renaissance, purpose driven marketing, paid, owned, earned media, says VivaKi’s Rishad Tobaccowala.

Rishad Tobaccowala Jan 4, 2011 7:40 AM

Atul Maheswari, MD, Amar Ujala, passes away

Atul Maheswari, MD, Amar Ujala Publications Ltd, passed away in Gurgaon on January 3, 2011. Son of Late Murari Lal Maheswari, who had started Amar Ujala with Doril Lal Agarwal in 1948, Atul Maheswari had taken over as MD of the group in 2001.

exchange4media Staff Jan 4, 2011 7:37 AM

Anchor Electricals’ big OOH push

Following the first phase of its campaign rollout in June 2010 that communicated logo change and being a part of the Panasonic group, Anchor Electricals has launched the second phase using OOH domain extensively. Primetime Outdoor is handling the OOH duties.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 4, 2011 7:36 AM

Dentsu Communications scoops up Top Ramen Noodles

Dentsu Communications Bangalore has won the creative duties of Top Ramen Noodles. Hakuhodo Percept is the incumbent agency. The media duties will continue to be handled by Madison Media.

Tuhina Anand Jan 4, 2011 7:35 AM

Nikon out to ‘click’ a new creative partner

The market is abuzz with the news of Nikon India in talks with few leading advertising agencies to handle their creative mandate. Currently, ADK Fortune is the incumbent agency for Nikon India.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 4, 2011 7:34 AM