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DDB Worldwide's Wendy Clark joins Dentsu Aegis Network as Global CEO
ad-agencies3 Apr 2020, 17:32

Join us on Twitter to find out how the influencer marketing industry is adjusting in times of COVID-19
Join us on Twitter to find out how the influencer marketing industry is adjusting in times of COVID-19
It’s been more than a week since India was locked down due to the outbreak of novel Coronavirus. In these testing times, to spread more awareness and keep the ...
ad-agencies3 Apr 2020, 12:25

Cannes Lions cancelled for 2020 due to Coronavirus
Cannes Lions cancelled for 2020 due to Coronavirus
Cannes Lions was first postponed to October. However, as COVID-19’s impact continues to be felt across the world on consumers and our customers across the mark...
ad-agencies1 Apr 2020, 18:09

XP&D, Multi TV and FCB India come together to launch Be.Live, a live action to virtual experience platform
XP&D, Multi TV and FCB India come together to launch Be.Live, a live action to virtual experience platform
XP&D Be.Live is a live action to virtual experience platform for brands. It is a collaboration between XP&D, Multi TV and FCB India. On the heels of the India ...
ad-agencies31 Mar 2020, 14:34

Cannes Lions is reminding people how creativity can help us sail through tough times; launches a platform to amplify inspirational stories from the advertising community
Cannes Lions is reminding people how creativity can help us sail through tough times; launches a platform to amplify inspirational stories from the advertising community
Whether you’re a brand pivoting to make hand-sanitisers, a platform providing mental well-being content or a company ‘building the plane as it’s flying’ to ada...
ad-agencies31 Mar 2020, 13:34

WPP executive committee and Board to take a 20% reduction in salaries for an initial period of 3 months in wake of Covid-19 outbreak
WPP executive committee and Board to take a 20% reduction in salaries for an initial period of 3 months in wake of Covid-19 outbreak
In wake of the Covid-19 outbreak and its impact of business, WPP has taken measure like freezing new hires, reviewing freelance expenditure, stopping discretio...
ad-agencies26 Mar 2020, 20:25

Indian Gen Z spends an average of 8 hours per day online: Isobar-Ipsos #MeetTheZ Survey
Indian Gen Z spends an average of 8 hours per day online: Isobar-Ipsos #MeetTheZ Survey
The Isobar-Ipsos #MeetTheZ Survey tries to decode the spending, shopping habits of Gen Z, and talks about this generation's priorities, in terms of career choi...
ad-agencies18 Mar 2020, 20:16

Cannes Lions postponed to October in wake of Coronavirus outbreak
Cannes Lions postponed to October in wake of Coronavirus outbreak
The 2020 Festival will now take place from 26 to 30 October. The deadline and eligibility dates to be extended; the organising team is currently finalising the...
ad-agencies6 Mar 2020, 17:06

Making the industry more gender-inclusive: Women leaders show us the way
Making the industry more gender-inclusive: Women leaders show us the way
While the ad industry has a lot of womentoday, many drop out by the time they reach mid-management levels, primarily due to the lack of flexible hours, or the ...
ad-agencies5 Mar 2020, 15:41

WPP acquires data science firm Sandtable
WPP acquires data science firm Sandtable
Sandtable brings its specialisation in behavioural analytics and data sciene to the WPP network. Founded in 2009, Sandtable is headquartered in London and empl...
ad-agencies4 Mar 2020, 12:02

IAA awards the green crusaders of advertising with the Olive Crown Awards
IAA awards the green crusaders of advertising with the Olive Crown Awards
This was the 10th edition of IAA's Olive Crown Awards. The property is aimed at awarding campaigns that are talking about environmental threats.The Internation...
ad-agencies3 Mar 2020, 16:20

WPP’s business in India grew by 10% in 2019, the country is now its fifth largest market
WPP’s business in India grew by 10% in 2019, the country is now its fifth largest market
WPP's business grew in India by 10% in India, Mark Read, CEO, WPP called it a standout market for the organization. Read said that keeping creativity at the he...
ad-agencies3 Mar 2020, 09:44

Publicis Groupe India appoints Unny Radhakrishnan as the CEO for Digitas
Publicis Groupe India appoints Unny Radhakrishnan as the CEO for Digitas
Unny Radhakrishnan will be taking on the role of Chief Executive Officer at Digitas India as Amaresh Godbole moves on to Google. Radhakrishnan comes with rich ...
ad-agencies28 Feb 2020, 13:14

Uday Sodhi, former SonyLiv Business Head launches digital consulting agency - Kurate
Uday Sodhi, former SonyLiv Business Head launches digital consulting agency - Kurate
Aims to bring the power of Digital business strategy, ecommerce, digital marketing and digital technology under one banner. Leverages Industry experts as Consu...
ad-agencies21 Feb 2020, 10:00

Laqshya Media Group is eyeing a 4X increase in revenue, to Rs 2,000 crore in the next 5 years
Laqshya Media Group is eyeing a 4X increase in revenue, to Rs 2,000 crore in the next 5 years
Founded in 1997 as an outdoor agency, Laqshya Media Group has today diversified its offerings to events, digital and experiential marketing. With revenues of R...
ad-agencies19 Feb 2020, 15:37

Publicis Sapient fully acquires Sapient.i7
Publicis Sapient fully acquires Sapient.i7
Sapient.i7 is the joint enterprise Publicis Sapient launched with Tquila Ventures in March 2018. Sapient i7 will join Publicis Sapient to form a new Global pra...
ad-agencies18 Feb 2020, 12:12

GroupM brings its influencer marketing solution INCA to India
GroupM brings its influencer marketing solution INCA to India
INCA connects brands to a wide network of trusted publishers and influencers. It creates and promotes content in social channels and beyond to drive brand enga...
ad-agencies5 Feb 2020, 15:18

Anita Nayyar departs from Havas Group, Mohit Joshi to lead Havas Media India
Anita Nayyar departs from Havas Group, Mohit Joshi to lead Havas Media India
Anita Nayyar has been a part of the network for 13 years. In 2018, Nayyar was promoted to CEO of Havas Media Southeast (SEA) Asia on the back of an accelerated...
ad-agencies3 Feb 2020, 13:25

Sonal Dabral moves on from Ogilvy, to explore opportunities in content space
Sonal Dabral moves on from Ogilvy, to explore opportunities in content space
Sonal Dabral, Chief Creative Officer South & South East Asia and Vice Chairman Ogilvy India, is moving on from the agency. He will now explore options in the c...
ad-agencies30 Jan 2020, 10:55

Omnicom Media Group has named Kartik Sharma CEO for its operations in India
Omnicom Media Group has named Kartik Sharma CEO for its operations in India
Kartik Sharma comes from Wavemaker, where he was most recently CEO for South Asia. In his new role, Sharma will work closely with Priti Murthy, CEO of OMD Indi...
ad-agencies29 Jan 2020, 13:08

Wavemaker appoints Ajay Gupte as Chief Executive Officer of South Asia
Wavemaker appoints Ajay Gupte as Chief Executive Officer of South Asia
Kartik Sharma, CEO, Wavemaker South Asia resigns to pursue other opportunities in the industry. Ajay Gupte will replace Kartik Sharma and will report into Pras...
ad-agencies28 Jan 2020, 14:15

Goafest 2020 calls for campaigns to fight violence against women; best creative to win The Red Abby
Goafest 2020 calls for campaigns to fight violence against women; best creative to win The Red Abby
Calls for the industry’s creative minds to design inspiring behavior change campaigns Announces a special award ‘The Red Abby’ for the winning campaign that wi...
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-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-agencies3 Apr 2020, 17:32

Join us on Twitter to find out how the influencer marketing industry is adjusting in times of COVID-19
Join us on Twitter to find out how the influencer marketing industry is adjusting in times of COVID-19
It’s been more than a week since India was locked down due to the outbreak of novel Coronavirus. In these testing times, to spread more awareness and keep the nation fit, influencers are taking to so...
ad-agencies31 Mar 2020, 14:34

Cannes Lions is reminding people how creativity can help us sail through tough times; launches a platform to amplify inspirational stories from the advertising community
Cannes Lions is reminding people how creativity can help us sail through tough times; launches a platform to amplify inspirational stories from the advertising community
Whether you’re a brand pivoting to make hand-sanitisers, a platform providing mental well-being content or a company ‘building the plane as it’s flying’ to adapt to the changing world, Cannes Lions w...
ad-agencies18 Mar 2020, 20:16

Cannes Lions postponed to October in wake of Coronavirus outbreak
Cannes Lions postponed to October in wake of Coronavirus outbreak
The 2020 Festival will now take place from 26 to 30 October. The deadline and eligibility dates to be extended; the organising team is currently finalising their plans around this.Cannes Lions announ...
ad-agencies4 Mar 2020, 12:02

IAA awards the green crusaders of advertising with the Olive Crown Awards
IAA awards the green crusaders of advertising with the Olive Crown Awards
This was the 10th edition of IAA's Olive Crown Awards. The property is aimed at awarding campaigns that are talking about environmental threats.The International Advertising Association (IAA) India C...
ad-agencies28 Feb 2020, 13:14

Uday Sodhi, former SonyLiv Business Head launches digital consulting agency - Kurate
Uday Sodhi, former SonyLiv Business Head launches digital consulting agency - Kurate
Aims to bring the power of Digital business strategy, ecommerce, digital marketing and digital technology under one banner. Leverages Industry experts as Consultants with an aim to create one of the ...
ad-agencies18 Feb 2020, 12:12

GroupM brings its influencer marketing solution INCA to India
GroupM brings its influencer marketing solution INCA to India
INCA connects brands to a wide network of trusted publishers and influencers. It creates and promotes content in social channels and beyond to drive brand engagement across digital platforms. INCA ha...
ad-agencies30 Jan 2020, 10:55

Omnicom Media Group has named Kartik Sharma CEO for its operations in India
Omnicom Media Group has named Kartik Sharma CEO for its operations in India
Kartik Sharma comes from Wavemaker, where he was most recently CEO for South Asia. In his new role, Sharma will work closely with Priti Murthy, CEO of OMD India, and Jyoti Bansal, CEO of PHD India. O...
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)...
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. ...
ad-agencies3 Apr 2020, 12:25

Cannes Lions cancelled for 2020 due to Coronavirus
Cannes Lions cancelled for 2020 due to Coronavirus
Cannes Lions was first postponed to October. However, as COVID-19’s impact continues to be felt across the world on consumers and our customers across the marketing, creative and media industries, Cannes Lions will now take place in June 2021. Cannes Lions announced...
ad-agencies1 Apr 2020, 18:09

XP&D, Multi TV and FCB India come together to launch Be.Live, a live action to virtual experience platform
XP&D, Multi TV and FCB India come together to launch Be.Live, a live action to virtual experience platform
XP&D Be.Live is a live action to virtual experience platform for brands. It is a collaboration between XP&D, Multi TV and FCB India. On the heels of the India lockdown post the Janta Curfew, XP&D, Multi TV and FCB India come together to la...
ad-agencies31 Mar 2020, 13:34

WPP executive committee and Board to take a 20% reduction in salaries for an initial period of 3 months in wake of Covid-19 outbreak
WPP executive committee and Board to take a 20% reduction in salaries for an initial period of 3 months in wake of Covid-19 outbreak
In wake of the Covid-19 outbreak and its impact of business, WPP has taken measure like freezing new hires, reviewing freelance expenditure, stopping discretionary costs, including travel and hotels and the costs of award shows and postpon...
ad-agencies26 Mar 2020, 20:25

Indian Gen Z spends an average of 8 hours per day online: Isobar-Ipsos #MeetTheZ Survey
Indian Gen Z spends an average of 8 hours per day online: Isobar-Ipsos #MeetTheZ Survey
The Isobar-Ipsos #MeetTheZ Survey tries to decode the spending, shopping habits of Gen Z, and talks about this generation's priorities, in terms of career choices etc. The survery reveals that at least 55% of the generation say their life ...
ad-agencies6 Mar 2020, 17:06

Making the industry more gender-inclusive: Women leaders show us the way
Making the industry more gender-inclusive: Women leaders show us the way
While the ad industry has a lot of womentoday, many drop out by the time they reach mid-management levels, primarily due to the lack of flexible hours, or the flexibility to work from home. The women leaders we spoke to believe organizatio...
ad-agencies5 Mar 2020, 15:41

WPP acquires data science firm Sandtable
WPP acquires data science firm Sandtable
Sandtable brings its specialisation in behavioural analytics and data sciene to the WPP network. Founded in 2009, Sandtable is headquartered in London and employs highly skilled data scientists, software engineers, behavioural scientists and strategic planners. WPP ...
ad-agencies3 Mar 2020, 16:20

WPP’s business in India grew by 10% in 2019, the country is now its fifth largest market
WPP’s business in India grew by 10% in 2019, the country is now its fifth largest market
WPP's business grew in India by 10% in India, Mark Read, CEO, WPP called it a standout market for the organization. Read said that keeping creativity at the heart of its business has helped it differentiate itself. WPP will continue to foc...
ad-agencies3 Mar 2020, 09:44

Publicis Groupe India appoints Unny Radhakrishnan as the CEO for Digitas
Publicis Groupe India appoints Unny Radhakrishnan as the CEO for Digitas
Unny Radhakrishnan will be taking on the role of Chief Executive Officer at Digitas India as Amaresh Godbole moves on to Google. Radhakrishnan comes with rich experience of over 20 years in Digital Marketing, Consulting and Technology. Pub...
ad-agencies21 Feb 2020, 10:00

Laqshya Media Group is eyeing a 4X increase in revenue, to Rs 2,000 crore in the next 5 years
Laqshya Media Group is eyeing a 4X increase in revenue, to Rs 2,000 crore in the next 5 years
Founded in 1997 as an outdoor agency, Laqshya Media Group has today diversified its offerings to events, digital and experiential marketing. With revenues of Rs 500 crore currently, the organization is eyeing revenues of Rs 2,000 crore in ...
ad-agencies19 Feb 2020, 15:37

Publicis Sapient fully acquires Sapient.i7
Publicis Sapient fully acquires Sapient.i7
Sapient.i7 is the joint enterprise Publicis Sapient launched with Tquila Ventures in March 2018. Sapient i7 will join Publicis Sapient to form a new Global practice expanding Publicis Sapient’s Salesforce expertise and strengthening its alignment to the technology. ...
ad-agencies5 Feb 2020, 15:18

Anita Nayyar departs from Havas Group, Mohit Joshi to lead Havas Media India
Anita Nayyar departs from Havas Group, Mohit Joshi to lead Havas Media India
Anita Nayyar has been a part of the network for 13 years. In 2018, Nayyar was promoted to CEO of Havas Media Southeast (SEA) Asia on the back of an accelerated growth strategy in the region, in addition to her role as CEO of Havas Media In...
ad-agencies3 Feb 2020, 13:25

Sonal Dabral moves on from Ogilvy, to explore opportunities in content space
Sonal Dabral moves on from Ogilvy, to explore opportunities in content space
Sonal Dabral, Chief Creative Officer South & South East Asia and Vice Chairman Ogilvy India, is moving on from the agency. He will now explore options in the content and content creation space Sonal Dabral, Chief Creative Officer South & S...
ad-agencies29 Jan 2020, 13:08

Wavemaker appoints Ajay Gupte as Chief Executive Officer of South Asia
Wavemaker appoints Ajay Gupte as Chief Executive Officer of South Asia
Kartik Sharma, CEO, Wavemaker South Asia resigns to pursue other opportunities in the industry. Ajay Gupte will replace Kartik Sharma and will report into Prasanth Kumar, CEO - GroupM South Asia and Gordon Domlija, President Wavemaker Asia...
ad-agencies28 Jan 2020, 14:15

Goafest 2020 calls for campaigns to fight violence against women; best creative to win The Red Abby
Goafest 2020 calls for campaigns to fight violence against women; best creative to win The Red Abby
Calls for the industry’s creative minds to design inspiring behavior change campaigns Announces a special award ‘The Red Abby’ for the winning campaign that will be amplified across media channels ensuring reach and impact. The Advertising...
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-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 of the campaign. The idea behind this ca...
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