This week began on a sad note as the media and advertising world awoke to the news of legendary ad-man, Alyque Padamsee's passing at the age of 90. Tributes poured in for the advertising doyen, considered to be the 'Father of modern Indian advertising'.
The week also witnessed many people movements, including Raj Nayak stepping down from his role as COO at Viacom18, and Joy Chakraborthy, Forbes India CEO and President (Revenue), Network18 Media & Investments, who stepped down from his role on Monday.
One of the week's big appointments has been that of Abhijit Bose, who was named Country Head of WhatsApp India. Digital marketing agency Social Kinnect also announced the appointment of Bharat Suri as Vice President of Operations.
Also, the first edition of the exchange4media Media & Media Education Summit also began last week in New Delhi and witnessed leading experts discussing the challenges faced in the fields of Media and Media Education.
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Ad veteran Alyque Padamsee passes away:
Tributes Pour in for Alyque Padamsee:
Alyque Padamsee: God and Father of Modern Indian Advertising:
Our loss to see a committed leader leave: Sudhanshu Vats on Raj Nayak's exit:
Joy Chakraborthy quits Network18:
Abhijit Bose appointed as Head of WhatsApp India:
Social Kinnect appoints Bharat Suri as VP-Operations:
Jury Meet of Media & Media Education Summit held in New Delhi:
Important to bridge gap between theory & practice: Experts at e4m Media Summit:
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