MUMBAI: Dentsu Media has bagged the media planning duties of the Securities and Exchange Board of India‘s (SEBI) multimedia investor education and awareness campaign.
The agency won the account following a multi-agency pitch in which 13 renowned agencies had participated including Alaknanda Advertising, Allied Media, Carat Media, Dentsu Communciations, Lintas Media Group, Lodestar U M, Zenith Optimedia, Span Communications, R K Swamy BBDO, Prachar Communications and Purnima Advertising Agency.
The appointment is for a period of two years.
Dentsu Media CEO Divya Gupta said, "It is an absolute honour to handle SEBI‘s media business. We are extremely proud to have won this opportunity of partnering with one of the apex regulatory authority of India, and we look forward to the kind of work that we would be able to do in this category."
A senior SEBI official said, "We are glad on appointment of Dentsu as the media agency for our investor awareness campaign. The appointment has taken place after a detailed competitive and transparent process, and we now look forward to work together, so as to achieve the objectives set out for this campaign".
Dentsu Media, along with Ogilvy & Mather as creative agency, will provide communication planning to SEBI in its investor education and awareness campaign, which is aimed at educating and creating awareness amongst retail investors and also converting the savers into investors.