MediaCom bags Parle Agro mandate

11 Nov,2019

By A Correspondent


Following a competitive multi-agency pitch that lasted for well over three months, beverage major Parle Agro has awarded its media mandate to MediaCom India. The account has been serviced by OMD.


As the full form AOR for Parle Agro in India, MediaCom will be responsible for the media strategy, planning, buying and implementation for all media including its key brands – Frooti, Appy & Appy Fizz in India. The mandate is for the Indian subcontinent with a total media value of Rs 200 crores.


Said Nadia Chauhan, Joint Managing Director and CMO, Parle Agro: “We are happy to have MediaCom on board. As Parle Agro gears up for the next level of growth, our strategic partnership with MediaCom will help drive our aggressive targets through innovative and disruptive media strategies.“


Commenting on the win, Prasanth Kumar, CEO, Group M South Asia, added: “First, massive congratulations to MediaCom on the Parle Agro business win. It’s a very special moment for us. It is a fantastic opportunity to work on the portfolio of iconic brands across the Parle Agro group. And am confident Navin and his team will continue to bring in their collective experience and leverage our network’s strengths to deliver the best for Parle Agro’s portfolio of brands.”


Added Navin Khemka, CEO, MediaCom South Asia: “Parle Agro has a long and illustrious history – it has established leading household beverage brands by creating innovative and iconic products for over 34 years. We are completely in sync with their philosophy – and what makes this partnership even more exciting is that pursuing growth is our primary target, which calls for an extremely dynamic association. We are looking forward to creating an unmatched brand experience for our consumers. ”


The account will be managed and supervised from the MediaCom Mumbai office. MediaCom will begin working on the account from December 2019.



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