Cannes Lions 2011 got underway on June 19, 2011. And the first of the shortlists – Direct Lions – has been announced. Six entries from India have been shortlisted in Direct Lion category. Mudra Communication has four entries shortlisted, while Grey Worldwide and Contract Advertising have one entry each shortlisted.
<span style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px" class="Apple-style-span">Standard Chartered Consumer Banking announced it has appointed seasoned international banker Sanjeeb Chaudhuri as Regional Head, South Asia and as Group Chief Marketing Officer for Consumer Banking.</span> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family: "Calibri","sans-serif"; font-size: 11pt; mso-ascii-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-hansi-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-fareast-language: KO; mso-bidi-language: TH; mso-ansi-language: EN-US"><o:p></o:p></span>
The Advertising Club, Bangalore announced the results of its Big Bang 2011 on June 3. With 12 Golds, Maxus is the Media Agency of Year. Stark Communications is the Ad Agency of the Year and Tanishq is the Client of the Year. Mindshare has bagged the Media Campaign of the Year, for its work done on Hindustan Unilever.
The Advertising Club, Bangalore announced the results of the Big Bang 2011 awards for excellence in communications & media on June 3, 2011.<span style="mso-spacerun:yes"> </span>The awards were handed out to the winners at ceremony held at the Bangalore Palace Grounds. Stark Communications, Maxus and Tanishq have been key winners this year. <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt;line-height: normal"><o:p> </o:p>
Spatial Access has restructured its operations to create a media and a non-media vertical. The company has hired Nikhil Rangnekar as the Joint CEO, heading the media vertical. Geetanjali Bhattacharjii, also a Joint CEO, will lead the non-media verticals.
<span class="Apple-style-span" style="font-family: 'Trebuchet MS', sans-serif; ">In another key management development, Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd. announces the appointment of Ramita Chaudhuri as Business Head for its regional channel BIG MAGIC. </span> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:"Trebuchet MS","sans-serif""><o:p></o:p></span>