In the week gone by we put the Spotlight on Norm Johnston, Global CEO Mindshare FAST & Global Chief Digital Officer at Mindshare, talking about the third wave of digital disruption across the world. According to Johnston, the Internet of Things (IoT) will have far reaching impact on marketing and advertising with one major advantage being availability of data. CVL Srinivas, Country Head, WPP India and CEO (South Asia) of GroupM was honoured with the exchange4media Influencer of the Year Award at the 17th exchange4media Conclave held in Mumbai recently. Rajya Sabha member and Chairman Zee and Essel Group Dr Subhash Chandra presented Srinivas with the award. Srini thanked ad guru Fali Vakeel and industry veterans for his climb to the top. Rahul Johri, CEO, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), in an exclusive chat with us opened up on his journey as CEO of BCCI and his vision for Indian cricket. HTâs Vivek Khanna was appointed as the Group CEO of the India Today Group (ITG). He will report to Vice Chairperson, Kalli Purie. e-commerce giant Amazon consolidated its global media buying business with IPG Mediabrands after a review. The IPG team will promote Amazonâs ecommerce hub, assorted tech products and Prime subscription service around the world. In addition to her role as chief transformation officer of Group M, Lindsay Pattison has now been named chief transformation officer of entire WPP group with responsibility for getting its agencies to work more closely together for its top 50 clients. Wanting to simplify the workings of WPP, CEO Sir Martin Sorrell is terming this strategy "horizontality".
Spotlight: We Are In The Third Wave Of Digital Disruption: Norm Johnston
E4m Influencer Award: CVL Srinivas Credits Fali Vakeel And Industry Veterans For His Climb To The Top
BCCI Is The Biggest Media Company In The Country: Rahul Johri
Vivek Khanna Appointed Group CEO At The India Today Group
IPG Mediabrands Retains Amazon Global Media Mandate Worth $1bn
Lindsay Pattison Made Chief Transformation Officer Of WPP; Sorrell Terms This "Horizontality"
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