MUMBAI: The year has surely started with a good note for Havas Media group. After being graded at No.1 in YTD new business achievements in both the RECMA 2013 Compitches preliminary reports, the agency has won the Integrated Media AOR for Yepme.com India.
The account is estimated to be upwards of Rs 50 crores annually.
Havas Media Group, India and South Asia CEO Anita Nayyar explained, “We have just completed a successful year and Yepme.com has added another feather to our cap. It is a young and growing company and we gave them a differentiated and targeted approach to deliver the core message. We are extremely delighted to work with their forward thinking team.”
“Yepme.com being the first win of the year is always special, we will continue with our effort to deliver value to our existing clients and keep growing the new business organization”, added Havas Media India MD Mohit Joshi.
Speaking on the appointment, Yepme.com co-founder Sandeep Sharma said, “Havas Media had a keen understanding of our audience and business. They have specialist divisions like Mobext to handle the mobile advertising which is so very critical to us. Besides all this, the sheer passion of the team made us choose them as our media partners.”
In December 2012, Forbes India magazine ranked Yepme.com as one of the top five start-ups to watch out for. In February 2014, Stylophane ranked fashion brands across the world on social index where Yepme ranked 19th worldwide.