Ronnie Screwvala has exited from digital media venture Arré.
Ronnie Screwvala exits Arré
Ronnie Screwvala has exited from digital media venture Arré. Screwvala co-founded Arré with former Network18 executives B Saikumar and Ajay Chacko in January 2015. In February this year, Arré restructured its shareholding pattern with Saikumar taking controlling stake and Sanjay Ray Chaudhuri coming in as the founder. The founders and Enam Group have acquired the residual stake held by Unilazer Ventures and Screwvala.
Times Internet launches
Times Internet has launched a content studio — Spotlight@TimesInternet. Spotlight will be a strategic partner for brands. It will work with them to provide strategic recommendations and also create new branded content. The content studio will be headed by Neha Gupta, earlier VP, brand solutions and sales strategy at NDTV Convergence.
DishTV expands its bouquet of channels
DTH player DishTV has added eight channels to its platform this month, taking its total to over 525 channels and services. The new channels are ETV Cinema, ETV Plus, Rishtey Cineplex, Cineplex, Devi, Shubh TV, Paras TV and Public. ETV Cinema and ETV Plus will cater to Telugu speaking audiences and Public will be for Kannada speaking audiences.
BBDO India wins Grand Effie
BBDO India’s Share the Load for Ariel
has won the agency the Grand Effie, along with two Golds and Silver at the APAC Effies. The agency won Gold in the GoodWorks Brand category, another Gold in the Brand Revitalisation category and a Silver for Household/Home Products & Services. BBDO was also awarded the Network Agency of the Year title.