“Public Relations as an industry in India is growing, though in a fragmented and individualistic manner, rather than as a collective and industry-like manner. As a profession, PR continues to attract more scorn than appreciation,” laments Rahat Beri, COO, Percept Profile India.
Birla Tyres, a leading tyre manufacturer and a part of the BK Birla Group, has roped in Percept Activ to execute an innovative on-ground activation campaign ‘Zero Chinta’. The campaign, spread over 35 cities across India, kick-started in mid-August and will continue till the end of September.
Percept Profile had announced the launch of its Social Media Division on August 1, 2011, which has now bagged the digital mandate for UK’s hair and beauty salon Saks and Karbonn Mobiles. Percept Profile will conceptualise, strategise and manage all official social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Blogs for both the brands.
Mudra Max has appointed Subhashish Sarkar as Senior Vice President for its outdoor division. He will be heading Mudra Max OOH, North & East, and will report directly to Mandeep Malhotra, President, Mudra Max-OOH. Prior to this appointment, Sarkar was with Percept as Business Director (North & East).
“Many brands are spending as good as 30-odd per cent of their spends on BTL activities now. Though there are no trusted facts available, the business this industry is doing is estimated to be Rs 1,000 crore,” informs Sanjay Shukla, COO, Percept Activ.