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Josy Paul on BBDO Asia's Creative Council?blur=25

Josy Paul, Chairman & NCD, BBDO India, has been appointed to the BBDO Asia Creative Council. Chris Thomas, Chairman & CEO, BBDO Asia, speaks to e4m on Paul’s role.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 27, 2011 7:25 AM

TapRoot to work on Conde Nast India corporate campaign?blur=25

Conde Nast India has appointed TapRoot India to work on its corporate campaign. Conde Nast India officials confirmed the development.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 25, 2011 7:13 AM

Draftfcb Ulka completes 50 yrs: NCD KS Chakravarthy in conversation?blur=25

In this e4m series on Draftfcb Ulka’s Golden Jubilee Year, the agency’s National Creative Director, KS ‘Chax’ speaks on the creative thought process of the agency.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 24, 2011 7:39 AM

Samsonite India reviews its media business?blur=25

Samsonite India is reviewing the media duties of its entire portfolio and has invited some media agencies. Karishma Initiative is the incumbent agency. Sudip Ghose, Director - Marketing, Samsonite South Asia, has confirmed the review call.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 20, 2011 7:03 AM

Prasanna Sankhe quits Publicis Ambience?blur=25

Ending all speculation, it is now confirmed that Prasanna Sankhe, National Creative Director, Publicis Ambience, has put in his papers. Sankhe has confirmed the development to exchange4media.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 19, 2011 7:46 AM

Mahesh Ranka quits SMG's Relay Worldwide?blur=25

Mahesh Ranka has resigned from Relay Worldwide, the sports marketing division of Starcom MediaVest Group. Ranka would be serving his notice till February 2011.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 19, 2011 7:41 AM

Mahesh Ranka quits SMG’s Relay Worldwide?blur=25

Mahesh Ranka has resigned from Relay Worldwide, the sports marketing division of Starcom MediaVest Group. Ranka would be serving his notice till February 2011.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 18, 2011 11:18 AM

DNA appoints Scarecrow as its creative partner?blur=25

Daily News & Analysis (DNA) has roped in Scarecrow Communication as its creative partner. The development came into effect from January 15, 2011.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 18, 2011 9:30 AM

Mudra South appoints Vipul Thakkar as Executive Creative Director?blur=25

Mudra Communications has roped in Vipul Thakkar as Executive Creative Director for its South operations. He will be report to Chief Creative Officer Bobby Pawar.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 17, 2011 7:10 AM

Sanjib Dey quits Saatchi & Saatchi; next stop expected to be Law& Kenneth?blur=25

Sanjib Dey, President, Saatchi & Saatchi, has put in his papers. Kamal Basu, CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi, has confirmed the news. Though Dey’s next destination is not confirmed, it is expected to be Law & Kenneth.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 6, 2011 7:41 AM

Rewind 2010: 10 out of 10 – The 10 best TV ads of 2010?blur=25

The year 2010 saw Indian creative minds showcase a bewildering array of work that endured and stood out among the plethora of ads. exchange4media presents the 10 best TV ads of 2010 as part of the Rewind 2010 special coverage.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 5, 2011 7:40 AM

Anchor Electricals’ big OOH push?blur=25

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

Nikon out to ‘click’ a new creative partner?blur=25

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

BIG CBS appoints MEC as its media AOR?blur=25

It is learnt that BIG CBS Network Pvt Ltd, the joint venture between Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd (RBNL) and CBS Studios International, has appointed MEC to handle its media duties.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 3, 2011 5:08 PM

McCann Erickson kicks off 2011 with 4 new businesses?blur=25

The agency has bagged four new businesses – ACC Cement, Britannia Dairy, Pondicherry Tourism and Parx from Raymonds Group.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 3, 2011 5:07 PM

Reporter’s Diary: A bit mellow, but the fire burns bright?blur=25

From hesitant baby steps to a reporter on the prowl, Tasneem Limbdiwala’s journey has been quite eventful at exchange4media. She is looking forward to some scintillating work from agencies in 2011 and also the emergence of some creative talent to watch out for.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 1, 2011 7:35 AM

BBC Entertainment appoints ZenithOptimedia as media AOR?blur=25

It is learnt that ZenithOptimedia has bagged the media mandate for BBC Entertainment. Though there was no official confirmation at the time of filing the report, a highly placed source has confirmed the development.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Dec 29, 2010 7:34 AM

Bank of India empanels nine agencies for its media business?blur=25

Following its media review, Bank of India has it empanelled nine agencies for its media mandate. The decision follows post a tender that was floated in September 2010. The media agencies that have been empanelled on the bank’s roaster are Allied Media, Concept Communications, MediaVest Worldwide, Motivator, Goldmine, Prachar Communications, Sobhagya Advertising, Akar Advertising and Esha Advertising.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Dec 23, 2010 7:38 AM

Raymond Group plans to launch new brand; scouts for creative partner?blur=25

The Raymond Group is planning to launch a new brand that will cater to the mid-premium segment, industry sources have revealed. The group has called for a multi-agency pitch for this new brand, which is currently underway.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Dec 22, 2010 7:29 AM

Span Communications to handle Incredible India’s electronic media campaign for Europe?blur=25

Span Communications has been awarded Incredible India’s electronic media campaign for the European market to promote tourism in India. The pitch for all continents was called in November 2010. The ad spend for the campaign, which will be rolled out shortly, is estimated at Rs 50 crore.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Dec 21, 2010 7:21 AM