Recap: The Week That Was

We bring you a roundup of the news that made headlines this past week

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Mar 7, 2020 9:34 AM
Recap

The week gone by was a happening week for the media and advertising industry, albeit the Coronavirus threat affecting various sectors. We had first-hand coverage of Mark Read’s interaction with the Indian media. We also reported several key people movements this week.

One of the biggest developments this week that led to social media frenzy was PM Narendra Modi announcing that he will let 'inspiring women' take control of his social media from Sunday.
https://www.exchange4media.com/digital-news/pm-narendra-modi-to-let-inspiring-women-take-control-of-his-social-media-103097.html

The Advertising Club and the Advertising Agencies Association of India announced that Goafest 2020 had been postponed.
https://www.exchange4media.com/advertising-news/the-advertising-club-the-advertising-association-of-india-postpone-goafest-2020-103135.html

Among people movements we saw Hemant Arora joining ByteDance India as Zonal Sales Head, West.
https://www.exchange4media.com/announcements-news/hemant-arora-joins-bytedance-as-zonal-sales-head-103118.html

Meanwhile, Puma elevated Abhishek Ganguly as General Manager India and Southeast Asia and Facebook appointed Bipasha Chakrabarti as Communications Head for India.
https://www.exchange4media.com/announcements-news/puma-elevates-abhishek-ganguly-to-general-manager-india-and-southeast-asia-103121.html
https://www.exchange4media.com/pr-and-corporate-communication-news/facebook-appoints-bipasha-chakrabarti-as-new-communications-head-for-india-103111.html

The week began with WPP CEO Mark Read meeting the media in India for the first time along with CVL Srinivas, Country Manager, WPP.
https://www.exchange4media.com/advertising-news/india-is-our-fifth-largest-we-expect-2020-also-to-be-a-growth-year-mark-read-103085.html

We also covered Viacom18 expanding its digital portfolio with Voot Select.
https://www.exchange4media.com/digital-news/viacom18-expands-digital-portfolio-with-voot-select-103100.html

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