Havas Media Network India secures integrated media mandate for Muthoot FinCorp

India – Muthoot FinCorp, a non-banking financial services company (NBFC) in India, has appointed Havas Media Network India to manage its comprehensive integrated media mandate. Havas Media's Bengaluru operations, which have been witnessing significant expansion over the years, will oversee the brand's media responsibilities across OOH, digital platforms, television, print,...

Abhijat Bharadwaj named as new chief creative officer of Dentsu Creative Isobar 

India – Dentsu Creative India has named Abhijat Bharadwaj as chief creative officer (CCO) of Dentsu Creative Isobar in a strategic move to strengthen the company's creative vision.  Bharadwaj will report to Amit Wadhwa, CEO of Dentsu Creative India, and Sahil Shah, president of Dentsu Creative Isobar, and will collaborate...

Flipkart and The New Thing’s latest campaign transforms Dad’s thumbs ups into Father’s Day gifts

India – Flipkart, an Indian e-commerce company, has partnered with advertising agency The New Things (TNT) in a new Father’s Day campaign that turns thumbs-up emojis from dads into currency and gifts.  Titled ‘Thumbs Appa Campaign’, Flipkart and TNT’s new campaign is based on the comedic reality that dad’s never...

Cheil X appoints Anurag Tandon as chief growth officer

Mumbai, India – Cheil X, an independent full-service agency under the Cheil SWA Group, has appointed Anurag Tandon as its chief growth officer.In his new role, Tandon will be leading the newly opened Mumbai office in addition to the growth charter and expand Cheil X’s business operations in the city.Tandon...

VaynerMedia officially launches in India, Salman Moin to lead local operations

New Delhi, India – VaynerMedia has announced that it has officially launched in India, marking the agency’s sixth office in the Asia-Pacific region and 13th globally. The agency has been working closely with Fortune 500 clients in India for two years and operated in strategic partnership with local agency Step1....

Milton encourages parents to get the ideal tupperware for kids back to school in new campaign via Posterscope

India – Milton, a home and kitchenware brand, has collaborated with Posterscope to produce an imaginative and vivid campaign titled 'Milton Liya Kya?'. The campaign is intended to raise awareness of the brand's bottle and tiffin collection, which is available in over 75 colours and styles with a unique twist. ...

Ex-Havas Group’s Bobby Pawar named as new creative consultant at News18 Studio 

Mumbai, India – The branded content division of Network18, News18 Studio, has announced the appointment of Bobby Pawar as creative consultant. Pawar will oversee creative projects and integrate cutting-edge solutions into brand strategies in close collaboration with the network's branded content team in this capacity.  Having worked in the advertising...

Mahindra taps streetwear artists Santanu Hazarika, Abhisek Paatni on launching XUV 3XO-inspired streetwear lineup

Mumbai, India – Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., India's SUV manufacturer, has teamed with artists Santanu Hazarika and Abhishek Paatni of Nought One to produce a streetwear line inspired by the Mahindra XUV 3XO's design and colours.  The collection debuted today in Mumbai at the XUV 3XO "Tech Fashion Tour," an...

Havas Media Network India announces two key senior promotions 

Gurugram, India – Havas Media Network India, Havas India's specialist media branch, has announced the promotion of two senior leaders to key positions within the organisation. Uday Mohan has taken over as chief operating officer of Havas Media India, replacing R. Venkatasubramanian is now Havas Play's chief operating officer. Both...

DDB Mudra Group elevates Menaka Menon to president and managing partner for South office

India – DDB Mudra Group has promoted its current national strategy head, Menaka Menon, to the role of president and managing partner for growth and strategy to lead the agency’s South office.  Menon will take over Ranji Cherian, former president and managing partner, who successfully ran and scaled the south...