Madison Media acquires Kolkata-based Digital Agency, Crow’s Nest
(L-R) Vikram Sakhuja, Partner & Group CEO, Madison Media, Lara Balsara, Executive Director, Madison World, Samrat Mukherjee of Crow's Nest, Sam Balsara, Chairman, Madison World and Vishal Chinchankar, CEO, Madison Digital Madison World
Crow Nest's Samrat Mukherjee will now report to Vishal Chinchankar, CEO, Madison Digital
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Madison Media acquires Kolkata-based Digital Agency, Crow’s Nest

Crow Nest's Samrat Mukherjee will now report to Vishal Chinchankar, CEO, Madison Digital
  • Madison Media has fully acquired Kolkata based full service digital agency, Crow’s Nest.
  • Crow’s Nest was founded 14 years ago by Samrat Mukherjee, a well-known person in the Kolkata marketing and digital space.
  • The agency has a staff strength of 40 people and counts among its clients Bandhan Bank, Zee Bangla, Vivo West Bengal, M P Birla Group and several other reputed clients.

Madison Media has announced that it has fully acquired Kolkata based full service digital agency, Crow’s Nest.

Crow’s Nest was founded 14 years ago by Samrat Mukherjee, a well-known person in the Kolkata marketing and digital space. The Agency has a staff strength of 40 people and counts among its clients Bandhan Bank, Zee Bangla, Vivo West Bengal, M P Birla Group and several other reputed clients. Crow’s Nest offers 360 degree digital solutions. Under the arrangement, Crow’s Nest will fully integrate with Madison Digital and operate as Madison Digital Kolkata with Samrat Mukherjee reporting to Vishal Chinchankar, CEO, Madison Digital.

Says Samrat Mukherjee, “We are thrilled to be joining with Madison World. With our creative strategy, media and digital content creation strength, paired with Madison's core of media, data and analytics, we truly believe to deliver the most value to our clients. May new ambitions be laid. May new dreams be hatched. May this new association go miles as the Crow flies.”

Says Sam Balsara, Chairman, Madison World, “I am delighted to welcome Samrat Mukherjee and his team into the Madison fold. Many companies find Madison to be a good collaborative partner to grow their business independently with our support. A few more collaborations are on the cards in the area of Digital, PR and Creative”.

Says Vikram Sakhuja, Partner & Group CEO, Madison Media, “In keeping with our Digital growth acceleration we are thrilled to welcome Samrat and his vibrant Crow’s Nest team into the Madison fold. Not only will Crow’s Nest help grow our overall Digital practice in Kolkata Office, but it will also add considerable heft to Madison’s Social, Content and Creative agenda.”

Madison World is a diversified Communication group with specialist units in Advertising, Media, Business Analytics, Out-of-Home, Activations, Events, PR, Mobile, Retail, Sports and Entertainment; employing about 1000 communication professionals across India, Bangladesh and Thailand. Visit us at www.madisonindia.com

Says Vishal Chinchankar, CEO Madison Digital, “I am very excited to have Samrat become a part of
Madison and my team. This deal will make us one of the largest digital players in the Kolkata market and
am looking forward to a long a mutually rewarding partnership”.

Madison Digital, has grown 10x in terms of billing in the last 3 years, to become a 150 employee strong
unit with capabilities in Branding, Performance & Creative solutions. Madison Digital has built its
proprietary cloud marketing and automation tools and is one of the few agencies with its own DMP &
Tech solutions. The Agency today handles digital assignments for Godrej Properties, Asian Paints, Abbott,
Marico, McDonald’s, Tata Consumer Products, Blue Star, and several others. Recently, Madison Digital
was declared the Best Digital & Social Media Agency of the Year 2020 at IDMA 2020. Madison Digital was
also voted Agency of the Year at Digies Digital Awards 2019, and Mobile Media Agency of the Year at
IDMA Digital Awards 2019, in addition to winning over 100 awards since January 2019.

Madison World’s 2 nd Agency in the Digital space based in Bangalore, Hiveminds is a Bengaluru based full
service digital marketing Company and Consultancy with specialization in Search, Display and
Programmatic buying. The agency also provides social media management, creative content, digital PR,
analytics and strategic consulting. The company owns unique technology, tools and data analytics
methodologies that enables it to deliver outstanding results to its clients. The Company works with
clients such as Domino’s, Nivea, Big Basket, Escorts Limited, Cure.fit, MobiKwik and many others.

Madison Media is a part of Madison World, India’s largest homegrown communication Agency
established in 1988. Madison World through its 11 companies served last year, as many as 500
advertisers.