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India is a market of fascinating creativity and an immense growth potential: Ari Weiss, Chief Creative Officer, DDB Worldwide
ad-agencies16 Jan 2020, 10:00

Expectations from Dentsu Webchutney have never been higher: Gautam Reghunath, Dentsu Webchutney
Expectations from Dentsu Webchutney have never been higher: Gautam Reghunath, Dentsu Webchutney
As Gautam Reghunath gets elevated to the role of Chief Executive Officer at Dentsu Webchutney, we take a look at his journey in the industry so far, discuss th...
ad-agencies8 Jan 2020, 10:37

Grey Group rejigs key portfolios, names Anusha Shetty Chairman & Group CEO
Grey Group rejigs key portfolios, names Anusha Shetty Chairman & Group CEO
Yashaswini Samat – current CEO of GREY India will be relocating to Singapore to take up a Senior integrated role for WPP/GREY. Sandipan Bhattacharyya, CCO, has...
ad-agencies7 Jan 2020, 11:58

Sidharth Rao is now the Chairman of Happy mcgarrybowen and Dentsu Webchutney
Sidharth Rao is now the Chairman of Happy mcgarrybowen and Dentsu Webchutney
Sidharth Rao, erstwhile CEO, Dentsu Webchutney, has now expanded his role and responsibilities within the network. In his new role, Rao will continue to report...
ad-agencies2 Jan 2020, 15:11

Digital Trends to look ahead in 2020
Digital Trends to look ahead in 2020
While the last decade saw digital grow and gain more importance, the next one will have digital as the centerpiece. Shrenik Gandhi, Chief Executive Officer and...
ad-agencies31 Dec 2019, 15:30

Digital marketing: A decade to acceptance
Digital marketing: A decade to acceptance
We bring to you a series of columns from industry experts, looking back at the last 10 years. The columns will explore how the media, marketing and advertising...
ad-agencies31 Dec 2019, 10:00

DAN’s Ashish Bhasin reflects on the decade that went by and how digitalisation shaped the advertising industry
DAN’s Ashish Bhasin reflects on the decade that went by and how digitalisation shaped the advertising industry
We bring to you a series of columns from industry experts, looking back at the last 10 years. The columns will explore how the media, marketing and advertising...
ad-agencies30 Dec 2019, 14:00

Why experiences still win, explains Geometry Encompass’ Roshan Abbas
Why experiences still win, explains Geometry Encompass’ Roshan Abbas
We bring to you a series of columns from industry experts, looking back at the last 10 years. The columns will explore how the media, marketing and advertising...
ad-agencies26 Dec 2019, 10:00

Is 10 years too short a time for the world to change?
Is 10 years too short a time for the world to change?
We bring to you a series of columns from industry experts, looking back at the last 10 years The columns will explore how the media, marketing and advertising ...
ad-agencies24 Dec 2019, 10:00

The more we change...
The more we change...
We bring to you a series of columns from industry expert, looking back at the last 10 years The columns will explore how the media, marketing and advertising i...
ad-agencies23 Dec 2019, 15:29

DAN's Anand Bhadkamkar reflects on the year that went by
DAN's Anand Bhadkamkar reflects on the year that went by
The current year witnessed several challenges for the industry – NTO, weak economic conditions, muted consumer demand and slowdown in some sectors such as auto...
ad-agencies19 Dec 2019, 11:22

Havas Group acquires experiential agency Shobiz
Havas Group acquires experiential agency Shobiz
With the acquisition of Shobiz, Havas Group completes its third acquisition in India within a span of just one year. While Sameer Tobaccowala, CEO, Shobiz will...
ad-agencies19 Dec 2019, 11:04

GroupM to close 2019 with billings surpassing $50 billion: Comvergence Report
GroupM to close 2019 with billings surpassing $50 billion: Comvergence Report
Mindshare, MediaCom and Wavemaker remain in top five networks Globally According to the Comvergence report, the total estimated billings handled by the media a...
ad-agencies13 Dec 2019, 11:18

MOMS uses innovative wind sensor technology for Hair & Care's latest campaign, #KhuleBaalBefikar
MOMS uses innovative wind sensor technology for Hair & Care's latest campaign, #KhuleBaalBefikar
Madison World’s Outdoor unit, MOMS recently used wind sensor technology for Hair & Care latest campaign #KhuleBaalBefikar. MOMS’ servicing and creative teams j...
ad-agencies12 Dec 2019, 10:00

How Mindshare is using the power of voice to connect brands to media-dark markets
How Mindshare is using the power of voice to connect brands to media-dark markets
Mindshare recently collaborated with Cosmic Information and Technology Limited to launch an Audio Conferencing Bridge called ‘mSamvaad’. The solution helps con...
ad-agencies12 Dec 2019, 08:41

Wavemaker India launches its Influencer Marketing offering, WM Thrive
Wavemaker India launches its Influencer Marketing offering, WM Thrive
Wavemaker's Thrive offers a tailored, strategic approach adapted for the increasingly complex landscape of content creators and platforms of today. Thrive ties...
ad-agencies10 Dec 2019, 19:52

Publicis Groupe appoints Anupriya Acharya as CEO, South Asia as Saurabh Varma resigns
Publicis Groupe appoints Anupriya Acharya as CEO, South Asia as Saurabh Varma resigns
Anupriya Acharya will be leading Publicis Groupe's country agenda across India and Sri Lanka. Her primary responsibilities will include driving greater integra...
ad-agencies9 Dec 2019, 11:35

Ad spends in India to grow at the rate of 12-13% YoY til 2024: GroupM Report
Ad spends in India to grow at the rate of 12-13% YoY til 2024: GroupM Report
India is the world leader among other larger media markets in advertising across mediums and will continue to give a stellar performance in terms of numbers wi...
ad-agencies6 Dec 2019, 09:54

Cannes Lions announces 2020 Jury Presidents; for the first time, 50% Presidents are women
Cannes Lions announces 2020 Jury Presidents; for the first time, 50% Presidents are women
In 2020, 50% of Presidents are also women for the first time (up from 33% in 2019) – ensuring global female talent is equally represented at the head of the ju...
ad-agencies6 Dec 2019, 09:35

WPP completes sale of 60% of Kantar to Bain Capital Private Equity
WPP completes sale of 60% of Kantar to Bain Capital Private Equity
WPP has completed the transaction to sell 60% of Kantar, its global data, research, consulting and analytics business to Bain Capital Private Equity. Following...
ad-agencies4 Dec 2019, 10:00

How Geometry Encompass is transforming its model, to become future-ready
How Geometry Encompass is transforming its model, to become future-ready
Geometry Encompass, the WPP group-owned experiential marketing agency is on a transformation journey, to become a data-driven, digitally charged, creative comm...
ad-agencies25 Nov 2019, 17:17

Ogilvy-Vivo put ‘plagiarism’ spat to rest, reach an ‘amicable agreement’ outside court
Ogilvy-Vivo put ‘plagiarism’ spat to rest, reach an ‘amicable agreement’ outside court
In an official statement, Kunal Jeswani, Chief Executive, India, Ogilvy said, “The leadership of both companies has reached an amicable agreement and the matte...
ad-agencies22 Nov 2019, 09:37

We're interested in personalization of advertising and marketing at scale: Sir Martin Sorrell
We're interested in personalization of advertising and marketing at scale: Sir Martin Sorrell
Sir Martin Sorrell announced the launch of media consultancy firm, MightyHive in Mumbai. He spoke about S4 Capital's areas of focus and the four principles tha...
ad-agencies21 Nov 2019, 11:26

Martin Sorrell's ad firm MediaMonks announces merger with content company WhiteBalance
Martin Sorrell's ad firm MediaMonks announces merger with content company WhiteBalance
MediaMonks has conditionally agreed a merger with Delhi-based content creation and production company, WhiteBalance. After opening an office in Bangalore in Fe...
ad-agencies21 Nov 2019, 09:01

AAAI opens its doors to Digital agencies
AAAI opens its doors to Digital agencies
AAAI will now allow digital agencies to become full-fledged independent members. This will in particular benefit standalone, independent digital agencies which...
ad-agencies19 Nov 2019, 12:46

Publicis Commerce expands to India, appoints two new leaders for the market
Publicis Commerce expands to India, appoints two new leaders for the market
Kartik Iyer has been appointed as Publicis Commerce Lead and Krishna Mothey has been roped in as Head Of Media for the Practice The Publicis Commerce Practice ...
ad-agencies18 Nov 2019, 10:00

We’re in a good place in comparison to our competitors and I hope DAN India continues to stay ahead of the curve: Ashish Bhasin
We’re in a good place in comparison to our competitors and I hope DAN India continues to stay ahead of the curve: Ashish Bhasin
After taking on his new role, Bhasin is deep-diving into different markets under his jurisdiction, to make sure that the network is ready to meet the challenge...
ad-agencies16 Jan 2020, 10:00

Expectations from Dentsu Webchutney have never been higher: Gautam Reghunath, Dentsu Webchutney
Expectations from Dentsu Webchutney have never been higher: Gautam Reghunath, Dentsu Webchutney
As Gautam Reghunath gets elevated to the role of Chief Executive Officer at Dentsu Webchutney, we take a look at his journey in the industry so far, discuss the challenges of filling in Sidharth Rao'...
ad-agencies2 Jan 2020, 15:11

Digital Trends to look ahead in 2020
Digital Trends to look ahead in 2020
While the last decade saw digital grow and gain more importance, the next one will have digital as the centerpiece. Shrenik Gandhi, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, White Rivers Media lists do...
ad-agencies30 Dec 2019, 14:00

Why experiences still win, explains Geometry Encompass’ Roshan Abbas
Why experiences still win, explains Geometry Encompass’ Roshan Abbas
We bring to you a series of columns from industry experts, looking back at the last 10 years. The columns will explore how the media, marketing and advertising industry has transformed in the last de...
ad-agencies23 Dec 2019, 15:29

DAN's Anand Bhadkamkar reflects on the year that went by
DAN's Anand Bhadkamkar reflects on the year that went by
The current year witnessed several challenges for the industry – NTO, weak economic conditions, muted consumer demand and slowdown in some sectors such as automobiles, real estate, BFSI, etc. While t...
ad-agencies13 Dec 2019, 11:18

MOMS uses innovative wind sensor technology for Hair & Care's latest campaign, #KhuleBaalBefikar
MOMS uses innovative wind sensor technology for Hair & Care's latest campaign, #KhuleBaalBefikar
Madison World’s Outdoor unit, MOMS recently used wind sensor technology for Hair & Care latest campaign #KhuleBaalBefikar. MOMS’ servicing and creative teams jointly worked on the idea and execution ...
ad-agencies10 Dec 2019, 19:52

Publicis Groupe appoints Anupriya Acharya as CEO, South Asia as Saurabh Varma resigns
Publicis Groupe appoints Anupriya Acharya as CEO, South Asia as Saurabh Varma resigns
Anupriya Acharya will be leading Publicis Groupe's country agenda across India and Sri Lanka. Her primary responsibilities will include driving greater integration across the Groupe’s operations to d...
ad-agencies6 Dec 2019, 09:35

WPP completes sale of 60% of Kantar to Bain Capital Private Equity
WPP completes sale of 60% of Kantar to Bain Capital Private Equity
WPP has completed the transaction to sell 60% of Kantar, its global data, research, consulting and analytics business to Bain Capital Private Equity. Following final completion in respect of the rema...
ad-agencies22 Nov 2019, 09:37

We're interested in personalization of advertising and marketing at scale: Sir Martin Sorrell
We're interested in personalization of advertising and marketing at scale: Sir Martin Sorrell
Sir Martin Sorrell announced the launch of media consultancy firm, MightyHive in Mumbai. He spoke about S4 Capital's areas of focus and the four principles that they follow Sorrell is optimistic abou...
ad-agencies21 Nov 2019, 11:26

Martin Sorrell's ad firm MediaMonks announces merger with content company WhiteBalance
Martin Sorrell's ad firm MediaMonks announces merger with content company WhiteBalance
MediaMonks has conditionally agreed a merger with Delhi-based content creation and production company, WhiteBalance. After opening an office in Bangalore in February this year and appointing Poran Ma...
ad-agencies8 Jan 2020, 10:37

Grey Group rejigs key portfolios, names Anusha Shetty Chairman & Group CEO
Grey Group rejigs key portfolios, names Anusha Shetty Chairman & Group CEO
Yashaswini Samat – current CEO of GREY India will be relocating to Singapore to take up a Senior integrated role for WPP/GREY. Sandipan Bhattacharyya, CCO, has been promoted to Managing Director (MD) & Chief Creative Officer (CCO), GREY gr...
ad-agencies7 Jan 2020, 11:58

Sidharth Rao is now the Chairman of Happy mcgarrybowen and Dentsu Webchutney
Sidharth Rao is now the Chairman of Happy mcgarrybowen and Dentsu Webchutney
Sidharth Rao, erstwhile CEO, Dentsu Webchutney, has now expanded his role and responsibilities within the network. In his new role, Rao will continue to report into Anand Bhadkamkar, CEO, DAN India. He will work with Samarjit Choudhry, Pre...
ad-agencies31 Dec 2019, 15:30

Digital marketing: A decade to acceptance
Digital marketing: A decade to acceptance
We bring to you a series of columns from industry experts, looking back at the last 10 years. The columns will explore how the media, marketing and advertising industry has transformed in the last decade. Amaresh Godbole, CEO, Digitas India walks us through his pers...
ad-agencies31 Dec 2019, 10:00

DAN’s Ashish Bhasin reflects on the decade that went by and how digitalisation shaped the advertising industry
DAN’s Ashish Bhasin reflects on the decade that went by and how digitalisation shaped the advertising industry
We bring to you a series of columns from industry experts, looking back at the last 10 years. The columns will explore how the media, marketing and advertising industry has transformed in the last decade. Last decade was full of ups and do...
ad-agencies26 Dec 2019, 10:00

Is 10 years too short a time for the world to change?
Is 10 years too short a time for the world to change?
We bring to you a series of columns from industry experts, looking back at the last 10 years The columns will explore how the media, marketing and advertising industry has transformed in the last decade Varun Duggirala, Co-founder & Content Chief, The Glitch answers...
ad-agencies24 Dec 2019, 10:00

The more we change...
The more we change...
We bring to you a series of columns from industry expert, looking back at the last 10 years The columns will explore how the media, marketing and advertising industry has transformed in the last decade Agnello Dias - Creative Chairman, DAN and Co-Founder & Chief Cre...
ad-agencies19 Dec 2019, 11:22

Havas Group acquires experiential agency Shobiz
Havas Group acquires experiential agency Shobiz
With the acquisition of Shobiz, Havas Group completes its third acquisition in India within a span of just one year. While Sameer Tobaccowala, CEO, Shobiz will continue to oversee the business along with Vishnu Mohan Chairman & CEO, Havas Group India & South East As...
ad-agencies19 Dec 2019, 11:04

GroupM to close 2019 with billings surpassing $50 billion: Comvergence Report
GroupM to close 2019 with billings surpassing $50 billion: Comvergence Report
Mindshare, MediaCom and Wavemaker remain in top five networks Globally According to the Comvergence report, the total estimated billings handled by the media agency networks and standalone/dedicated client units and agencies – operated by ...
ad-agencies12 Dec 2019, 10:00

How Mindshare is using the power of voice to connect brands to media-dark markets
How Mindshare is using the power of voice to connect brands to media-dark markets
Mindshare recently collaborated with Cosmic Information and Technology Limited to launch an Audio Conferencing Bridge called ‘mSamvaad’. The solution helps connect leading brands of the country to the audience in media-dark areas on the la...
ad-agencies12 Dec 2019, 08:41

Wavemaker India launches its Influencer Marketing offering, WM Thrive
Wavemaker India launches its Influencer Marketing offering, WM Thrive
Wavemaker's Thrive offers a tailored, strategic approach adapted for the increasingly complex landscape of content creators and platforms of today. Thrive ties in the three critical aspects of advocacy – measurement, brand safety and the i...
ad-agencies9 Dec 2019, 11:35

Ad spends in India to grow at the rate of 12-13% YoY til 2024: GroupM Report
Ad spends in India to grow at the rate of 12-13% YoY til 2024: GroupM Report
India is the world leader among other larger media markets in advertising across mediums and will continue to give a stellar performance in terms of numbers with high single digits. On the other hand, the global economy has weakened in 201...
ad-agencies6 Dec 2019, 09:54

Cannes Lions announces 2020 Jury Presidents; for the first time, 50% Presidents are women
Cannes Lions announces 2020 Jury Presidents; for the first time, 50% Presidents are women
In 2020, 50% of Presidents are also women for the first time (up from 33% in 2019) – ensuring global female talent is equally represented at the head of the juries. The new Creative Business Transformation Lions will also be awarded in 202...
ad-agencies4 Dec 2019, 10:00

How Geometry Encompass is transforming its model, to become future-ready
How Geometry Encompass is transforming its model, to become future-ready
Geometry Encompass, the WPP group-owned experiential marketing agency is on a transformation journey, to become a data-driven, digitally charged, creative commerce agency. The agency is enhancing its capabilities and service offerings acro...
ad-agencies25 Nov 2019, 17:17

Ogilvy-Vivo put ‘plagiarism’ spat to rest, reach an ‘amicable agreement’ outside court
Ogilvy-Vivo put ‘plagiarism’ spat to rest, reach an ‘amicable agreement’ outside court
In an official statement, Kunal Jeswani, Chief Executive, India, Ogilvy said, “The leadership of both companies has reached an amicable agreement and the matter has been resolved.” This agreement was reached weeks after Ogilvy dragged Chin...
ad-agencies21 Nov 2019, 09:01

AAAI opens its doors to Digital agencies
AAAI opens its doors to Digital agencies
AAAI will now allow digital agencies to become full-fledged independent members. This will in particular benefit standalone, independent digital agencies which were left out from the AAAI as membership was only open to Creative, Media & Full Service Agencies. Member...
ad-agencies19 Nov 2019, 12:46

Publicis Commerce expands to India, appoints two new leaders for the market
Publicis Commerce expands to India, appoints two new leaders for the market
Kartik Iyer has been appointed as Publicis Commerce Lead and Krishna Mothey has been roped in as Head Of Media for the Practice The Publicis Commerce Practice offers comprehensive capabilities in the Online Commerce & Retail space and part...
ad-agencies18 Nov 2019, 10:00

We’re in a good place in comparison to our competitors and I hope DAN India continues to stay ahead of the curve: Ashish Bhasin
We’re in a good place in comparison to our competitors and I hope DAN India continues to stay ahead of the curve: Ashish Bhasin
After taking on his new role, Bhasin is deep-diving into different markets under his jurisdiction, to make sure that the network is ready to meet the challenges of tomorrow, head-on. He believes that their effort at future-proofing the net...
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