Andrew Nicholls of Dennis Media Transasia wins ‘Media Week Rising Star of the Year 2010’

Andrew Nicholls, Digital General Manager, Dennis Media Transasia ,has been named the ‘MediaWeek Rising Star of the Year 2010’. Nicholls works for the Media Transasia Group out of Gurgaon office, India.

e4m by Akash Raha
Updated: Nov 19, 2010 7:50 AM
Andrew Nicholls of Dennis Media Transasia wins ‘Media Week Rising Star of the Year 2010’

Andrew Nicholls, Digital General Manager, Dennis Media Transasia ,has been named the ‘MediaWeek Rising Star of the Year 2010’. Nicholls works for the Media Transasia Group out of Gurgaon office, India.

Piyush Sharma, CEO, Media Transasia India, shared the news with exchange4media. Dennis Media Transasia is publisher of Sports Illustrated, Know Your Mobile and ITPRO in India.

Andrew Nicholls said, “I am delighted to be named Media Week’s Rising Star of the Year. This year has been a very exciting one for Dennis Media Transasia with the continual growth of Know Your Mobile and the launch of ITPRO in India. To be recognised like this for the work we are doing is phenomenal.”

Nicholls was selected by CEO of Dennis Publishing UK, James Tye, to be put forward for the competition following his outstanding work since he moved to India earlier this year. After interviews with the judges panel, which included senior executives at Starcom and IMD, the award was presented to Nicholls in a ceremony attended by around 1,500 media professionals at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London’s Mayfair.

Each year MediaWeek select thirty of the brightest talents in the business under the age of 30 and publish the list online (www.mediaweek.co.uk). This list of 30 is further distilled to a final five who are then interviewed by a panel of senior executives. Other candidates this year came from Channel 4, Posterscope, Arena Media and Channel Flip.

Andrew began his career at Dennis Publishing at 21 and went on to become the youngest publisher in the company’s 47 year history at just 24. He is currently General Manager of Digital at Dennis Media Transasia, a joint venture between Dennis Publishing Ltd and Media Transasia Pvt. Ltd.


 

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