We are very excited to have J. Walter Thompson Company on board with us to further grow the two great brands – Apollo and Vredestein. The team has demonstrated real passion and understanding of our brands.
NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) June 17, 2015
Apollo Tyres, a leading tyre major, today announced the appointment of J. Walter Thompson Company as its global creative agency, which it won after a multi-agency pitch. J. Walter Thompson Company has replaced incumbent agency The Brooklyn Brothers.
Apollo and Vredestein are the key brands of the Apollo Tyres portfolio, and J. Walter Thompson Company will work on growing these brands globally.
Marco Paracciani, Chief Marketing Officer, Apollo Tyres Ltd, said, “We thank The Brooklyn Brothers for the work done in the last one year. We are very excited to have J. Walter Thompson Company on board with us to further grow the two great brands – Apollo and Vredestein. The team has demonstrated real passion and understanding of our brands. We look forward to working with them and developing category-leading communications.”
Jagdip Bakshi, J. Walter Thompson Company Global Team Leader, added, “Apollo is an amazingly successful business which continues to challenge and set new benchmarks in the tyre industry. It is an exciting time to be partnering with them, and we look forward to developing great work.”
The new global relationship will be run out of Apollo Tyres’ Global Marketing Office in London, and J. Walter Thompson Company will service from its London, Amsterdam and New Delhi offices.
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