Kurt Vonnegut wrote in Jailbird that “You can’t just eat good food. You’ve got to talk about it too. And you’ve got to talk about it to somebody who understands that kind of food.” So, when a bunch of Hoppers, who happen to be die-hard foodies, went to a restaurant which serves delectable oriental cuisine, they realized that they had c....

MasterCard, Absa, Citibank Top the List

The Midas Awards World’s Best Financial Advertising released the first-ever Midas Brand Report, a new yearly ranking of the most successful advertisers according to their achievements in the Midas Awards.

“Gutsy, effective, and creative financial service campaigns deserve ....

The account was won in a multi-agency pitch with eight major agencies participating including the likes of Lodestar, OMD and BPN. DDB MudraMax-Media was the incumbent agency.

The mandate is for all media including TV, print, out-of-home, radio, activation and cinema

After adding some of the largest accounts of 2014 inc....

Colvyn Harris to Assume Role of Executive Director, Global Growth and Client Development

Gustavo Martinez, Chief Executive Officer of J. Walter Thompson Company, today announced that Tarun Rai will succeed Colyvn Harris as CEO, J. Walter Thompson South Asia, beginning in early 2015. Harris, 57, who has had a longstandin....

Alan Couldrey has been appointed Chief Talent Office for Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific (Ogilvy), effective January 1, 2015.

Couldrey will continue in his role as CEO of Brand Union Asia Pacific, which he has held for five years.

As Chief Talent Officer, Couldrey’s main responsibilities will include recruiting top t....

ADFEST is pleased to announce that eight talented Jury Presidents will oversee the 2015 ADFEST Lotus Awards.

“We have put together an all-star cast of Jury Presidents this year, who collectively influence some of the most innovative brands and agencies operating in the world today,” says Jimmy Lam, President of ADFEST.

The ....

Appoints Vinod Eshwer and Neel Roy Cruz as ECDs at Bangalore office

Orchard Advertising, a part of the Leo Burnett Group (TLG), has strengthened its creative team with the appointment of Vinod Eshwer and Neel Roy Cruz as Executive Creative Directors based at its Bangalore office.

The duo joins from McCann Bangalore ....

Online grocery retailer, Localbanya.com has appointed Scarecrow Communications as its creative agency. The account moved after a 2 month long multi-agency pitch.

Localbanya was started by Karan Mehrotra , Amit Naik and Rashi Choudhary. It aims to combine the warmth and familiarity of a local grocery store with the convenien....

Leo Burnett India has announced the appointment of Aman Mannan as Group Executive Creative Director.

Aman will be based at Leo Burnett India’s head office in Mumbai and will work closely with RajDeepak Das towards creating work that strongly reflects the agency’s HumanKind philosophy.

Speaking on his appointment....

Efforts to improve financial literacy have seen a corresponding increase in awareness. However mutual fund investors are choosy about the product they buy.

Investors are more frequently choosing mutual funds based on performance rather than by asset management company (AMC).

Returns and risk are still the biggest barriers to mutu....

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