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e4mrecap: The week that was

10-February-2018
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e4mrecap: The week that was

This week’s Spotlight was for publishers and brands. The writing on the wall is clear, do not put all your eggs in one basket; in the case of digital advertising, make that two baskets. This follows leading platforms of the digital ecosystem - Facebook and YouTube both making significant policy changes to their platforms over the last few weeks.
Sony Pictures Entertainment Has Let Go Of Three President-Level Executives- The International Channels Head, SPE, Andy Kaplan; Chief TV Marketing Officer, SPE, Sheraton Kalouria and SPE President, Home Entertainment, Man Jit Singh. Keith Le Goy, Sony Pictures TV’s President of Distribution, will take on oversight of Home Entertainment, while Sony Pictures TV Chairman, Mike Hopkins will oversee the International Channels group as well as Crackle, the streaming service and franchise management of Sony’s enduring game shows “Wheel of Fortune” and “Jeopardy.” Le Goy will now have a dual report to Hopkins and Sony Motion Picture Group Chairman, Tom Rothman.

Entertainment Network India Limited (ENIL) which operates Radio Mirchi in 41 Indian cities reported muted numbers for quarter ending December 31, 2017, as its Profit After Tax (PAT) declined by 19.9 per cent y-o-y to Rs 13.16 crore from Rs 16.42. ENIL recorded total revenue of Rs 148.4 crores for the same quarter as against Rs 150.6 crores in the year ago quarter. Total expenses stood at Rs 131.4 crore. Its consolidated profit after tax (PAT) declined 19.9 percent y-o-y to Rs 13.16 crore from Rs 16.42 crore.

Omnicom Group Inc President and CEO John Wren announced the appointment of Wendy Clark as President and CEO of DDB Worldwide. Clark succeeds Chuck Brymer who will assume the title of Chairman. Both roles are effective immediately.

IAA felicitated ace admen Piyush Pandey and Prasoon Pandey on January 7 for keeping the flag of Indian creativity flying high and now for being bestowed with the Cannes Lion Of St Mark.

The highly coveted ABBY Awards that recognizes and rewards creative excellence is poised to set new benchmarks on scale and innovation with the upcoming 2018 edition. The apex industry award has for the first time announced the formation of a Master Jury. The Master Jury boasts of 15 illustrious, award winning creative giants who have consented to be the filter for the creative standards of the Creative ABBYs.


Spotlight- Need Of The Hour: Diversify Your Digital Strategy

Sony Pictures Entertainment Has Let Go Of Three President-Level Executives

Radio Mirchi’s PAT Declined YOY 19.9 Per Cent To Rs 13.16 Crore For Q3

IAA Felicitates The Pandey Brothers For Being Bestowed With The Cannes Lion Of St Mark

Flashed Yesterday: Omnicom Group Names Wendy Clark, Global President And CEO Of DDB Worldwide

Master Jury At ABBY's 2018 Announced

Tags ABBY Awards Omnicom Piyush Pandey

Varun Raina, Marketing Manager, Airbnb India speaks to exchange4media about the successful #LiveThere campaign and how Bollywood helps them connect with its young consumer

Tim Castree is all praises for his team in India and trusts it to be a result of “an excellent execution of agency’s global strategy” headed by Kartik Sharma

Siddharth Dabhade says Criteo’s technology allows brands to engage with shoppers, create relevant experience on retail apps, thereby driving sales and profits

Shantanu Gangane says OTT platform Viu plans around 20+ originals and is all set to enter the Tamil market with a mix of syndicated and original content

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Open Magazine has terminated the services of Karl Mistry, General Manager (West) and issued a show-cause notice to associate publisher Pankaj Jayaswal. Both of them featured in the Cobrapost sting.

The ‘Effortless Style Gets Sportier!’ campaign focusses on the evolution of the existing communication of the product- ‘Effortlessly Stylish’ and fortifies it with the addition of a new flavor – ‘spor...

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