MAM

Indigo Consulting appoints Harshad Hardikar as COO

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/mam-images/2014/07/21/HarshadHardikar.JPG?itok=wEc1hDkz

MUMBAI: Indigo Consulting which is a part of the Publicis Groupe, announced the appointment of   Harshad Hardikar as its new chief operating officer. Hardikar is the former senior VP, e-commerce & CRM at OgilvyOne India.

Hardikar will be working closely with the agency’s managing director Vikas Tandon to help strengthen and grow its business nationally and internationally. Hardikar comes with over 17 years of experience in the industry. He is credited with launching India’s first coalition loyalty programme, iMint (now Payback).

In his previous role as senior VP, e-commerce & CRM at OgilvyOne India, he led the agency’s ecommerce and CRM practice nationally, managing clients’ needs end to end.  Prior to this, he worked for Rediff.com, heading the company’s online sales division, Rediffshopping.

Commenting on the latest appointment Tandon said, “FY 2014 has been a great year for us, we are once again ready to shift to a higher gear. Not only are we seeing great organic growth, our international business as a regional COE for Leo Burnett Asia Pacific is seeing phenomenal traction. From a service bouquet point of view, after establishing our Mobile and Social practices, we are now investing in e-commerce and CRM capabilities. This is the ideal time for Indigo Consulting to expand its top management and leadership team. Harshad’s blend of expertise in our focus areas, and experience in driving revenues and P&L is exactly what we need to fuel and drive our journey in the next gear. I am very excited to have him on board and look forward to working with him in scaling up the company.”

Hardikar added, "I am very happy to become a part of this large family. Indigo already is a company with a great reputation and highly respected for their creative and technology capabilities. What really attracted me in this opportunity is the vision Vikas has, to grow this company further. I am sure with my experience of managing 360-degree digital work; I will be able to contribute to a greater success for this company."

In addition to Hardikar’s appointment, the agency has also roped in Rimjhim Ray as AVP strategy and client services and Hanisha Vaswani as business head for the agency’s Delhi office.

Ray joins Indigo Consulting from Tata Consultancy Services, where she headed the company’s social media strategy department. In her new role, she will be responsible for steering the digital initiatives of key accounts, while also helping expand the agency’s portfolio.

 

At her previous stint at Edelman, Vaswani was responsible for devising brand building, content, and engagement strategies for clients such as HP, GM, GE, Shell, Juniper Networks, and the 1st Indian Grand Prix. At Indigo Consulting, she will be responsible for bringing in new business as well as managing the existing accounts of the agency’s Delhi office.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/16/mullen.jpg?itok=lgYKe55j
GolinOpinion appoints Asheesh Malhotra as ED

Asheesh Malhotra has parted ways with advertising to pursue a career shift. He leaves his role as president at Bates CHI & Partners to join GolinOpinion, the PR division of PointNine Lintas, as the executive director. This marks a significant shift for Malhotra, who’s spent his entire career in...

MAM Media and Advertising People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/16/complan.jpg?itok=i-mjTQ4S
Complan goes for brand makeover, focuses on WB & TN

Complan, a health drink brand, is going through a complete brand makeover and has adopted a new brand philosophy – Don’t Just Be Tall, Stand Tall. Complan has lined up a series of media innovations to reintroduce the brand in the market.

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/16/asianpaints.jpg?itok=X1z0gHeL
Asian Paints adhesives TVC - a humourous take on 'joints'

Have you met Vicky Contractor? It's time to tune in to the engaging digital film that presents Asian Paints' range of adhesives catering to carpenters and contractors.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/16/himlayan_0.jpg?itok=VMea8ZCP
Tata's 'Himalayan' mineral water enters U.S.

Tata Global Beverages’ natural mineral water brand Himalayan has entered the U.S market.

MAM Marketing Brands
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/16/aveit.jpg?itok=paZAx-0m
Pulp designs Philips Avent's breastfeeding awareness campaign

Royal Philips, a leader in healthcare technology, recently rolled out an awareness campaign aimed to empower mothers, expecting mothers, and their families in India. Launched under the Philips Avent brand, the campaign promotes the importance of breastfeeding, address societal barriers, while also...

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/16/Untitled-1_2.jpg?itok=rUIiAyDa
Kesh King TVC shows use of herbs

MUMBAI: Kesh King, an ayurvedic hair care brand from the house of Emami, is launching its 'new brand film' reinforcing its leadership. Positioning the brand as the 'King of Ayurveda,' the new film re-emphasises on the strong ayurvedic heritage of the new and improved formulation.

MAM Media and Advertising Ad Campaigns
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/14/tag.jpg?itok=vfajEI7t
Digital ads: TAG verifies Zapr for transparent biz practices

Zapr, partly owned by Star India's Hotstar, has now been verified by Trustworthy Accountability Group (TAG) for transparent business practices in the digital ad space. Compliant companies include Google, Comscore and GroupM.

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/14/universala.jpg?itok=Eo_pjKrh
PSU spending on ads small compared to DAVP

Public sector organisations had made a commitment of spending Rs 22,72,766 for advertisements released through the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP) during 2016-17.

MAM Marketing MAM
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/12/Untitled-1_0.jpg?itok=4JP3fThg
HUL, PKL, Paytm, Indian Accent & Oppo among Marquees award-winners

MUMBAI: Minster of textile, information & broadcasting Smriti Irani, addressing a gathering of media, advertising and marketing industry stalwarts, said: "All I implore today to the industry stalwarts is that we now, in a systemic fashion, build a platform that takes care of those who need...

MAM Marketing MAM

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories