Date-wise News
Canara HSBC Life Insurance appoints Mudra Max as media AOR

Canara HSBC Life Insurance has moved its media mandate to Mudra Max. The business is pegged at Rs 20 crore. The incumbent on the business is Mindshare India.

Noor Fathima Warsia Sep 30, 2011 11:38 AM

Eleven Brandworks wins creative duties of Tata Mutual Fund

Eleven Brandworks has been assigned the creative mandate for Tata Mutual Fund. The agency won the account in a multi-agency pitch held earlier this month, where it was pitted against the incumbent agency Quadrant Communications and Salt, among others.

exchange4media Staff Sep 30, 2011 11:36 AM

Max Hegerman joins JWT India as Senior VP & Digital Head

JWT India has appointed Max Hegerman as Senior VP & Digital Head JWT India Group. Hegerman will be based in Delhi and would be responsible for managing and growing our digital offering to clients across all our markets.

exchange4media Staff Sep 30, 2011 11:35 AM

Paramount Cosmetics ropes in IBD India as brand & creative partner

Paramount Cosmetics (India) Ltd has appointed IBD India Pvt Ltd as its creative and communications partner. IBD India will ideate and execute a 360 degree campaign for the company’s flagship brand ‘Shilpa’. The agency will also offer the branding and creative services for ‘Instinct’, Paramount’s male skin and personal care brand.

exchange4media Staff Sep 30, 2011 11:34 AM

GAIL scouts for ad agencies

GAIL India Ltd is looking to empanel INS accredited ad agencies to handle routine, statutory branding/ non-branding communication jobs. Agencies need to submit the requisite documents by October 14, 2011.

exchange4media Staff Sep 30, 2011 9:46 AM

Madison, McCann & Marico wish ‘Happy Birthday Dear Heart’

Madison Media and McCann Erickson have teamed up once again on ‘World Heart Day’ to take forward Saffolalife’s mission to reduce incidences of cardio-vascular diseases. The agencies partnered with The Times of India to wish ‘Happy Birthday Dear Heart’ on September 29, 2011.

Noor Fathima Warsia Sep 30, 2011 9:10 AM

Kreate Advertising eyes 20-25 pc growth as it completes 9 yrs

Kreate Advertising has come a long way since its formation in 2002 at an investment of just Rs 5 lakh. As the agency moves towards completing a decade in the business, it is looking at around 20-25 per cent increase in profitability. CMD Dhaval Mehta traces the agency’s journey so far...

Shanta Saikia Sep 30, 2011 9:08 AM

Percept appoints Joji George as CEO, Percept Sports & Entertainment

Joji George has come on board as CEO, Percept Sports & Entertainment. Prior to joining Percept, George was Executive Vice President at The Global Brand Forum, Singapore.

exchange4media Staff Sep 30, 2011 8:46 AM

Pitch Exclusive: Nigel Wark to share the secret behind Ford India’s turnaround

Over the last few years, Ford India has witnessed a big turnaround resulting in a huge jump in its top and bottom lines, while the Ford Figo is one of the hottest selling models today. Nigel Wark, Executive Director, Marketing, Sales and Service, Ford India, has played a key role in this turnaround and he will be revealing how this was achieved at the Pitch CMO Summit 2011.

exchange4media Staff Sep 30, 2011 8:38 AM

Jagran Cityplus to launch two more editions in Mumbai

Jagran Cityplus is looking to further consolidating its presence in the Mumbai market with the launch of two more editions from Chembur/ Ghatkopar and Malad. With this, the total number of Cityplus editions goes up to 35 across Delhi/NCR, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai and Hyderabad.

exchange4media Staff Sep 30, 2011 8:34 AM

Size does matter in Reebok’s OOH campaign

BIG Street, the OOH initiative of Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd, and Mudra Max have created the largest out-of-home display for Reebok’s new range of running and training shoes, called ‘ReeFlex’, on the façade of the Dhaula Kuan Airport Metro Station in Delhi.

exchange4media Staff Sep 30, 2011 8:32 AM

Zomato.com now opens for public API

Zomato.com has now made its API available to the public enabling developers to access the most updated content available on Zomato real time and use it to power their apps.

exchange4media Staff Sep 30, 2011 8:31 AM

Red FM Mumbai refurbishes its on-air programming

Red FM has revamped its on-air programming with two new weekly shows in Mumbai. The FM channel also plans to unfold new actions in other markets in the near future.

Priyanka Nair Sep 30, 2011 8:31 AM

<b>Amit Chopra</b>, CEO, Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd

First of all, in media we need to decode the word – ‘marketing’. Unfortunately, in media industry marketing is still known as hoardings and just promotions. We need to understand that the most core job of marketing is understanding consumers better and developing an insight. And then ensure that those insights are used when you develop your brand… A large part of marketing should be to work along with the editorial to understand the consumer better. Once that part is done, then there are many ways to meet the consumers’ needs.

exchange4media Staff Sep 30, 2011 12:00 AM

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