World Brand Congress '09 names GroupM as agency of the year

MUMBAI: While GroupM India bagged the agency of the year award at the World Brand Congress this year, it was Madison World chairman and managing director Sam Balsara who was named the CEO of the year. 
The lifetime achievement award was conferred to Eros International Media Group CEO AP Parigi while Bennett Coleman president Dr Bhaskar Das won the brand super achiever of the year.

Meantime, UTV Group CEO and founder chairman Ronnie (Rohinton) Screwvala bagged the media person of the year award. 
The winners in the other categories are:

Award For Brand Leadership In:

Service / Hospitality Industry

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd
Janashakti Insurance Company Limited

The Mobile Store Limited
Information Technology

ntel technology India Pvt. Ltd
Thompson Reuters
FMCG Industry

Tata Chemicals (Tata Salt)

Honda Siel Cars India Ltd

Kingfisher Airlines Ltd
Excellence in Brand Innovation

Roamware India Pvt. Ltd.
Internet Business

TimesOfMoney Ltd
Banking and Financial Services

Life Insurance Corporation of India
Religare Enterprises Ltd

Metro Shoes
Media / Entertainment

Sab TV
Yahoo India

Synergy Media (My FM)

City Corporation Limited
Advergame of the year - Entertainment & Media

NDTV Imagine - ‘Rakhi ka Swayamvar‘
Advergame of the year - Telecom

Reliance Mobile
Advergame of the year - Lifestyle

Zodiac- ZOD
Advergame of the year - Auto

Tata Nano
Advergame of the year - Foods & Beverages

Advergame of the year - Kids space

Parle Products
Advergame of the year - Women

Johnson & Johnson

Most ‘played‘ Avdergame of the year

Gaming Activation of the year

Kwalkity - Paddlepop
Best Marketing Campaigns

Zapak Digital Entertainment Limited (Zapak Cash League)

Aircel Ltd.

Yahoo India Pvt. Ltd.

Reliance Consumer Finance
Award for social marketing

Janashakthi Insurance Company Limited (Tharunyata Hettak)

TV Today Network Limited (Declare War on Terror Campaign)

Godfrey Phillips India Ltd. (Amodini)
Popular news channel of the year


Times Now (Times Global Broadcasting Company Limited)

Aaj Tak (TV Today Network Limited)

Bloomberg UTV

Award For Brand Leadership (Overall)

Life Insurance Corporation of India

Titan Industries

Aircel Ltd.

Ceylinco Insurance PLC

The Mobile Store Ltd

Mother Dairy Fruit & Vegetable Pvt. Ltd.
Brand Leadership Award (Organization)

Steria (India) Limited

Blue Dart Express Limited

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