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Omnicom & IPG Mediabrands lead India’s Top Digital Planners

BW Businessworld and Digital Market Asia hosted the second season of India’s Top Digital Planners at Bikaner House in Delhi on January 21, 2017 to honour the media planning and buying professionals who are the real heroes of successful new age marketing and work behind the scenes representing the best interests of their clients. The event was presented by Dainik Bhaskar Digital in partnership with DGM India and supported by Advoice.

Following a rigorous jury process led by Sanjeev Handa, VP and Head of Marketing, Maruti Suzuki, 25 professionals were named as ‘India’s Top Digital Planners’ and five were celebrated as the ‘Rising Stars’ of India’s planning industry.

Omnicom led the tally for the second year, securing nine of the 25 slots in the list and one winner in the Rising Star category. While IPG Mediabrands’ Interactive Avenues followed with six India’s Top Digital Planners winners, and two Rising Star wins. Dentsu’s Isobar had three winners  – two from the Top Digital Planners and one from the Rising Star category.

India’s Top Digital Planners are:

Aisharjaya Kar Nnext
Anil Kumar OMD
Aparajita Saxena OMD
Ashwin Razdan Interactive Avenues
Divya Guglani Interactive Avenues
Gurusharan Mishra Isobar
Karan Arora Interactive Avenues
Karan Singh OMD
Manu Sirohi Interactive Avenues
Neha Gupta Publicis Media
Nikshit Shetty PHD
Omkar Joshi Gozoop
Prachi Karan Isobar
Pratik Maru Iprospect
Priya Shetty PHD
Raveena Udasi Mathew VML Qais
Richa Chugh Interactive Avenues
Ronnie Thomas PHD
Roohani Nayyar PHD
Shradha Agarwal Grapes Digital
Soumita Banerjee Interactive Avenues
Swapnil Puranik Razorfish
Trupti Mali OMD
Upasana Roy DigitasLBI
Vishnu Gopal OMD

India’s Top Digital Planners Season II Rising Stars are:

Archana Kar Interactive Avenues
Arushi Dhamija Isobar
Durga Kakan PHD
Kunal Sah Interactive Avenues
Swati Shivshankar OgilvyOne Worldwide