DIGIXX Awards 2017 to honour the best of FMCG digital strategies

Even as the industry gears up to welcome the New Year, we at Adgully are rolling up our sleeves to celebrate and recognise the best of the achievers from Digital advertising and marketing.  

Adgully in association with ad:tech is preparing for the first edition of DIGIXX – an industry awards event. While the entries for nomination will open on January 1, 2017, some of the leading names of the industry have joined the esteemed Jury panel for the Awards. Between them, the Jury members have several years of experience being on the forefront of their respective fields as industry leaders. 

We are glad to share with you the captains of the industry, who will be at the helm of the judging process for DIGIXX 2017. 

·        Anita Nayyar, CEO, Havas Media Group, India and South Asia

Anita Nayyar is a veteran of the Indian media industry. As CEO, she took on the mandate of expanding the Havas Media Group footprint in the emerging South Asia markets in 2006. 

·        Sanjay Tripathy, Senior EVP - Marketing, Analytics, Digital and E-Commerce, HDFC Life, HDFC Life Insurance

Sanjay Tripathy is the Senior Executive Vice President-Marketing, Analytics, Digital and E-Commerce, and member of the Executive management Committee at HDFC Life. His core responsibilities comprise Marketing, Brand Planning, Advertising, Communication & Media, Customer Insights, E-Commerce and Digital Strategy, Customer Analytics, and Corporate Communication. 

·        Sandip Tarkas, President, Customer Strategy and CEO, Future Group & Future Media, India

At Future Group, Sandip Tarkas is the President (Customer Strategy) for the Group. The role involves owning the customer relationships from end-to-end, including Marketing, Research, and Media. 

·        Vivek Bhargava, CEO, DAN Performance Group

About 17 years ago, Vivek Bhargava actualised his entrepreneurial edge by founding Communicate2, which has today emerged to be one of India’s largest Search and Social Media Specialist organisations. 

·        Babita Baruah, independent charge of JWT’s business unit – Power of One

Babita Baruah has independent charge of JWT’s business unit – Power of One, an independent business unit for PepsiCo. She has over 20 years experience in Advertising and JWT, also having being a part of regional and global JWT network teams. 

·        Pradeep Dwivedi, CEO, Sakal Media Group

Pradeep Dwivedi was recently appointed as CEO of Sakal Media Group for their media business. He is an accomplished industry leader with an experience of over 23 years of B2B as well as B2C management- cutting across functions and industries. 

·        Maheshwer Peri, Founder & Chairman, CAREERS 360 (Pathfinder Publishing)

Maheshwer Peri has been Mentor for Outlook Group since April 2012. He works on creating the largest education portals across six verticals in India to advise/counsel and hand hold students and help them achieve their career goals.  

·        Jaswant Singh, Managing Director, India at ad:tech, iMedia and Mobile Media Summits - Comexposium

Jaswant Singh leads the Sales Strategy function at ibiboads. Jaswant comes with over 13 years of experience in advertising, marketing and sales strategy.  

·        Siddharth Banerjee, SVP - Marketing, Vodafone India

Siddharth Banerjee is an experienced consumer business leader across Telecom and FMCG for the past 16 years and is currently the Senior Vice President (SVP) - Marketing and Head of Brand, Insights, Media, Activation & Digital at Vodafone India. 

·        Shibu Shivanandan, Founder & Managing Director, PivotRoots

Shibu Shivanandan is founder & Managing Director of PivotRoots a full-service digital marketing agency powered by ‘data & technology, fuelled by design thinking’. Within 8 month of existence their agency manages more than 20 brands. 

Watch this space for more news on new developments and announcements on DIGIXX Awards. Get ready to send in your entries from January 1, 2017 onwards.



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