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Posted by prnext on July 20, 2009

AMIT CHAUDHERY, NEW MD OF TEXT 100, INDIA
Text 100 appointed Amit Chaudhery as the managing director for Text 100 India. He would report to Rowan Benecke, Text 100 Regional Consultancy Director for APAC. Chaudhery was Head of Communications & Corporate Affairs for Motorla India before making the shift. Chaudhery will be responsible for the overall leadership, strategy and direction of the business in India incorporating Text 100, GRO and sister agency Vox.
INTEGRAL PR’S SHARIF D RANGNEKAR REAPPOINTED AS VP, PROI, FOR ASIA PACIFIC REGION
The Board of Public Relations Organisation International (PROI) has reappointed Sharif D Rangnekar, Director & CEO, Integral PR, as Vice President for the Asia Pacific region for another one-year term. PROI, with 46 partners, is the largest global partnership of independent public relations firms, with combined 2008 fee income in excess of $ 293 million.
REDIFFUSION Y&R PR APPOINTS DIVYA RADHAKRISHNAN
Rediffusion Y&R has appointed Divya Radhakrishnan as the president for Rediffusion Y&R Public Relations. She will report to Mahesh Chauhan, Group CEO, Rediffusion Y&R.
Divya was head, TME, Rediffusion’s media arm, she will continue to hold that position as well. Divya has been with TME since April 2003, with over twenty years of experience in media planning. Earlier, as the head of the Tata AOR and later as TME’s national head of buying and new initiatives, she has been an iconic architect of the TME success story.
RAGHU MENON TAKES CHARGE AS NEW I&B SECRETARY
Raghu Menon has taken charge as the new Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) from July 6, 2009. Menon, a 1974 batch IAS officer of the Nagaland cadre, takes charge from Tourism Secretary Jawahar Sircar, who had been holding additional charge of MIB following the retirement of Sushma Singh in May this year.
Prior to taking charge as I&B Secretary, Menon was Chairman and Managing Director of National Aviation Company of India Ltd (NACIL).
PRANAB MAJUMDAR JOINS PUDHARI PUBLICATIONS AS CEO
Pranab Majumdar,TOI’s Response and Branch Head, Pune has joine Pudhari Publications, as CEO. Majumdar was with TOI for 21 years. Prior to that he worked with PolyGram International (now known as Universal Music). He had also worked with Amrita Bazar Patrika and Jugantar in Kolkata.

AMIT CHAUDHERY, NEW MD OF TEXT 100, INDIA

Text 100 appointed Amit Chaudhery as the managing director for Text 100 India. He would report to Rowan Benecke, Text 100 Regional Consultancy Director for APAC. Chaudhery was Head of Communications & Corporate Affairs for Motorla India before making the shift. Chaudhery will be responsible for the overall leadership, strategy and direction of the business in India incorporating Text 100, GRO and sister agency Vox.

INTEGRAL PR’S SHARIF D RANGNEKAR REAPPOINTED AS VP, PROI, FOR ASIA PACIFIC REGION

The Board of Public Relations Organisation International (PROI) has reappointed Sharif D Rangnekar, Director & CEO, Integral PR, as Vice President for the Asia Pacific region for another one-year term. PROI, with 46 partners, is the largest global partnership of independent public relations firms, with combined 2008 fee income in excess of $ 293 million.

REDIFFUSION Y&R PR APPOINTS DIVYA RADHAKRISHNAN

Rediffusion Y&R has appointed Divya Radhakrishnan as the president for Rediffusion Y&R Public Relations. She will report to Mahesh Chauhan, Group CEO, Rediffusion Y&R.

Divya was head, TME, Rediffusion’s media arm, she will continue to hold that position as well. Divya has been with TME since April 2003, with over twenty years of experience in media planning. Earlier, as the head of the Tata AOR and later as TME’s national head of buying and new initiatives, she has been an iconic architect of the TME success story.

RAGHU MENON TAKES CHARGE AS NEW I&B SECRETARY

Raghu Menon has taken charge as the new Secretary of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) from July 6, 2009. Menon, a 1974 batch IAS officer of the Nagaland cadre, takes charge from Tourism Secretary Jawahar Sircar, who had been holding additional charge of MIB following the retirement of Sushma Singh in May this year.

Prior to taking charge as I&B Secretary, Menon was Chairman and Managing Director of National Aviation Company of India Ltd (NACIL).

PRANAB MAJUMDAR JOINS PUDHARI PUBLICATIONS AS CEO

Pranab Majumdar,TOI’s Response and Branch Head, Pune has joine Pudhari Publications, as CEO. Majumdar was with TOI for 21 years. Prior to that he worked with PolyGram International (now known as Universal Music). He had also worked with Amrita Bazar Patrika and Jugantar in Kolkata.

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