Publicis Capital wins ZEE5 India’s creative mandate

MUMBAI: Publicis Capital has bagged the creative mandate of video on demand (VoD) platform ZEE5 India. The agency will manage the creative duties for the leading OTT brand across its AVoD, SVoD, Regional SVoD, and Trade (B2B) verticals. The account will be serviced out of Mumbai.

On appointing Publicis Capital as its agency, ZEE5 India business head Manish Aggarwal commented, “Earlier this year, we completed one year of operations. This year has been one of many learnings and insights. We were keen to bring on board partners who understand our business and have the ability to scale with us. As we continue to be the fastest growing OTT platform in India, we found Publicis delivering on all boxes. We look forward to partnering with Publicis in our next phase of growth.”

On winning the account, Publicis India MD Srija Chatterjee commented, “In 2017, we inaugurated our relationship with the ZEEL family with the broadcast bouquet, in 2018 we expanded it by winning the mandate to launch ZEE5 in the international markets, and now in 2019, the team at ZEE5 India has awarded us the creative mandate for partnering the OTT business in the domestic market as well. It’s when we grow with our clients that we feel true gratification. We’re looking forward to this exciting journey and in partnering ZEE5 India to leadership in what’s an increasingly action-packed category.”

Adding his views, Publicis Capital EVP Suraj Pombra said, “The decibels in the OTT category find no parallel today. The future leadership of content consumption is what all brands are fighting for. We feel privileged to have been chosen by ZEE5 India to partner them in what’s going to be a thrilling battle with daily non-stop action. With their unmatched content library that finds appeal across the country, ZEE5 is poised to be the go-to destination for all Indian viewers. Here’s to leading the change together.”

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