Mumbai-based agency Origin Beanstalk has bagged the creative duties of Time Out magazine and Mad Over Donuts retail outlet chain.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 17-August-2011

MAA Communications has recently bagged four new businesses – Coconut Development Board, Maini Group, Baker’s Foods and Indotel Hospitality Service Pvt Ltd.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 03-August-2011

K Sriram, VP- Corporate Strategy at Mirc Electronic, the makers of Onida and IGO range of products, has put in his papers. Though Sriram refused to divulge his next destination, he said that it would be out of the durables category.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 02-August-2011

Close on the heels of winning the Aircel business, McCann Erickson Delhi has bagged the creative duties of ICI Dulux Paints. The win comes in a wake of a multi-agency pitch.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 01-August-2011

According to sources, McCann Worldgroup has bagged the creative duties of telecom major Aircel following a multi-agency pitch. The other agencies in the fray for the business included incumbent agency Dentsu Communications, BBH, BBDO and DDB Mudra.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 28-July-2011

Following a multi-agency pitch, it is learnt that Grey Worldwide has bagged the creative business of Belmonte, the economy menswear brand from S Kumars.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 26-July-2011

While last week the country mourned the loss of lives in the three blasts in Mumbai, this week, an overnight online star Govind Tiwari brought some much needed amusement, muses Tasneem Limbdiwala.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 23-July-2011

Harshad Sharma has quit Meridian Communications, Mumbai as Senior Creative Director. He has tied up with K&V Media to form an ATL agency, SK&V Communications. He will also serve on the board and as creative head of K&V Media.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 13-July-2011

Following a multi-agency pitch, IDBI Group has retained Maxus India, its incumbent agency, for its mass media business. Meanwhile, Mudra Max has been appointed for the Group’s outdoor and digital media and BTL activities.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 12-July-2011

Anish Daryani, who was Business Head at Everest Brand Solutions, is headed for an international assignment at Ogilvy Africa. He will be based out of Lagos in Nigeria.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 11-July-2011

OMD India’s Chennai office has scooped the media duties of New Generation Media Corp that operates brands such as SRM University and youth channel Pudhiya Thalanurai.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 08-July-2011

NK Proteins Ltd, owner of Tirupati Oil brand, has appointed Ignite Mudra as its strategic branding partner. No formal pitch process preceded this win.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 07-July-2011

Karishma Initiative has bagged the media mandate for Almond Board of California following a multi-agency pitch that had seen the participation of five agencies.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 05-July-2011

Following a multi-agency pitch, Fortis Hospitals has decided to retain incumbent Grey India for its creative business.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 04-July-2011

Post Taproot India working on the ICC World Cup campaign for Pepsi, the agency has now been officially appointed as the roster agency for PepsiCo’s beverage brands.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 28-June-2011

It’s been Cannes Lion 2011 all the way throughout the week, and what better topic for a Reporter’s Diary than the most celebrated advertising festival, writes Tasneem Limbdiwala.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 25-June-2011

Design Lions has brought much cheer to the Indian camp with Out of the Box bagging a Gold. Mudra Communications took home two Silvers and a Bronze, while TBWA\India scored a Silver Lion.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 23-June-2011

India’s metal tally is steadily picking up at Cannes Lions 2011. McCann Worldgroup and Ogilvy India have both picked up Silvers in Press Lions, while Grey Worldwide India and Mudra Communications have bagged a Bronze Lion each.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 23-June-2011

In Outdoor Lion, a total of 11 pieces of work, comprising five entries, have been shortlisted from India. BBDO India, Sorento Healthcare, Joshbro Communication, TapRoot India and McCann Worldgroup are the competing agencies in this category.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 21-June-2011

It’s been over four years since Condé Nast entered India. In this short period, the group has created a multimedia platform reaching out to the affluent in India. In keeping with this, Conde Nast India has now launched a corporate campaign, titled ‘The Necessity of Luxury’.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 20-June-2011