Amol Dighe joins Madison Media as CEO, Madison Media Ultra and Head Investments
Madison Media has just announced yet another senior level appointment of Amol Dighe as Chief Executive Officer, Madison Media Ultra and Head Investments based in Mumbai. Amol will look after the agency’s Madison Media Ultra unit which handles the prestigious Godrej and Marico accounts. In addition, Amol will be Head of Investments for Madison Media Group.
Amol is a seasoned media professional with 22 years of experience across Agency, Client, Broadcast and Content companies. He is well versed with all aspects of Media – Media Agency management, Sales and Sales Strategy in broadcasting, Planning, Buying and negotiations, commercial and operations systems, business planning and developing media business systems coupled with analytics. He started his career with the The Times of India in Response, then moved on to Mindshare Fulcrum where he had a long stint on the Unilever business. His Media skills helped him set up Sales Strategy teams at Star TV, where he was the Strategy Head for 4 years. He then moved on to Unilever as the Regional Buying and Operations head for the APAC region. He has also worked in Mindshare Indonesia in a leadership role, post which, he moved back to India and joined Omnicom Media Group in a leadership role. He has been the Business Head at Amagi, a media technology company in Geographical Targeting of consumers. His last stint was in the area of Content development and Celebrity management with CA Media, a KKR invested company.
Says Mr. Vikram Sakhuja, Partner & Group CEO Madison Media & OOH, “We are delighted to have an experienced professional like Amol join our Madison Media Leadership team and am confident that with his width of experience, Amol is going to contribute significantly to our key clients and to Madison.”
Says Amol Dighe, on his appointment, “I am delighted to be a part of this Iconic Media Company, ably led by Industry stalwarts. Its highly motivating to work on clients with such amazing pedigree. Looking forward to doing great work which helps our clients in growing their Brands.”
Madison Media was recently in the news for having won back the Marico account and the BJP account for Loksabha elections. Madison Media is ranked the 2nd Most Admired Media Agency by the Economic Times Brand Equity Ad Agency Reckoner, 2018. Madison Media has also been voted the Ideal Media Agency, the Most Attractive Media Agency, and No. 1 in Creative Media Thinking, by R3 Scopen Study amongst 59 advertisers in India.
Madison Media Group is India’s foremost media agency handling media planning and buying for blue chip clients including Godrej, Marico, Titan, Asian Paints, Viacom 18, UBER, BJP, TVS, Raymond, Pidilite, Ceat, Blue Star, Piramal Healthcare, Domino’s, McDonald’s Gaana.com, Timesjobs.com, Tata Chemicals, Crompton, Indian Oil, Snapdeal, Gowardhan Dairy and many others. Madison Media, is a part of Madison World which through its 11 companies served last year as many as 550 advertisers.