Melt Update | 29 Sep | TRAI Appoints Dr PD Vaghela As Chairman & MORE

Ritwika Gupta, September 29, 2020

Meanwhile, VMLY&R has bagged the creative mandate for Dell Technologies in India for both the consumer and small business portfolio.

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Top News Today:

1. TRAI Appoints Dr PD Vaghela As Chairman

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has appointed Dr PD Vaghela, IAS, Secretary, Department of Pharmaceuticals, as new chairman, according to exchange4media. Vaghela will be replacing RS Sharma who is going to retire on 30 September 2020. As per a statement by The Appointment Committee of Cabinet (ACC), Dr Vaghela will hold the office for a period of three years or until he attains the age of 65.

2. VMLY&R Bags Creative Mandate For Dell

VMLY&R has bagged the creative mandate for Dell Technologies in India for both the consumer and small business portfolio. As noted by The Economic Times, VMLY&R will create an overarching connected consumer experience for Dell, which includes mainline, digital and social communications, platforms and experiences, and data. The mandate was won after a multi-agency pitch.

3. Partho Dasgupta Re-elected As President, The Ad Club

The Advertising Club has announced the managing committee post its 66th annual general meeting.  As per campaign India, current president, Partho Dasgupta, former CEO, Barc India, has been re-elected to lead the body as president. Partha Sinha, president – response, Times Group has been elected as vice president.

4. Bandhan Bank Appoints Rahul Parikh As Executive President and CMO

Bandhan Bank has appointed Rahul Parikh as executive president and chief marketing and digital officer.  He will be based in Kolkata and report to Chandra Shekhar Ghosh, managing director and chief executive officer, Bandhan Bank. As per campaign India, he joins from Root Ventures where he was partner.

5. Swiggy Instamart Partners With RCB For IPL 2020

Swiggy’s newly launched Instamart has become the official partner of Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) for the Indian Premiere League 2020. With this partnership, Swiggy aims to reaffirm its core purpose of delivering convenience to the users’ doorstep instantly and making the process of online ordering a delightful one.  As reported by exchange4media, Swiggy Instamart will also host engaging contests on digital and social channels in partnership with RCB to celebrate fans’ passion for their team.

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