“My aim is to do New Age Integrated work that will take the creative reputation to the next level,” he said confirming the news to exchange4media. He relocated to Singapore in December last year, post a management restructure at Bates CHI & Partners India, where he was Chief Creative Officer
Speculations are rife about Sagar Mahabaleshwarkar putting in his papers at Rediffusion Y&R as Chief Creative Officer. He is reportedly on his way to Bates 141 as its new National Creative Director. Bates 141 had been on the lookout for an NCD for some time now. Despite repeated attempts, officials from neither Rediffusion Y&R nor Bates 141 were available for comments.
It is one of those rare advertising moments when brands wage public war taking the advertising route. The long Holi weekend saw Hindustan Unilever’s Rin take on Procter & Gamble’s detergent brand Tide in a direct comparison, and stating in the ad that Rin is better than Tide. Three days of uninterrupted media bombarding of the ad has raised many conversations and the big question – does this work?
The Advertising Club Cochin has called for entries for its Pepper Creative Awards 2010. A three-member panel comprising Agnello Dias, CEO, Taproot; Ramanuj Shastry, NCD, Saatchi & Saatchi; and Sagar Mahabaleshwarkar NCD, Rediffusion Y&R, would evaluate the entries for Pepper Awards 2010.