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Time Inc. and ABP Launch FORTUNE India

Indian edition of one of the most respected global business magazines hit stands on 24th September, 2010.

Time Inc. and ABP Launch FORTUNE India

Indian edition of one of the most respected global business magazines hit stands on 24th September, 2010.

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | September 27, 2010

Time Inc. and ABP Pvt. Ltd. launched FORTUNE India on Friday, September 24 in Mumbai. FORTUNE India will be published monthly in English, through a licensed agreement between Time Inc. and ABP Group, one of India’s largest media conglomerate. It will be FORTUNE’s sixth international edition following FORTUNE China, FORTUNE Turkey, FORTUNE Korea, FORTUNE Indonesia as well as special edition of FORTUNE Greece.

Published by Time Inc., FORTUNE is one of the most respected global business magazines, known for its unrivalled access to the world’s most influential leaders and decision-makers.  Fortune 500 is perhaps the best-known brand in business journalism and the ultimate benchmark of the business success.

Speaking at the launch, Aveek Sarkar, Editor in Chief, ABP Group of Publications said “We are pleased to partner with the most prestigious business publication in the world. We share the same vision of trusted insight, deep reporting and provocative story telling with FORTUNE”

Jim Jacovides, Vice President, Licensing and International Development, Time Inc. said, “FORTUNE’s level of quality news journalism requires a thoughtful team of editors who understand and are passionate about local, regional and global matters in business.  To communicate the brand promise to advertisers and readers alike, it requires strategic publishing professionals.  In ABP, we’ve found all of this.  We’re delighted to launch FORTUNE India with them.”

DD Purkayastha, Managing Director and CEO, ABP Pvt. Ltd. saidFORTUNE India will provide business insights and trends to help big Indian businesses become aware of international developments that can affect them, and of unique local issues that could assume worldwide importance. The magazine will further strengthen our portfolio of reaching different audiences through a bouquet of international and local business magazines”.

“FORTUNE India will bring forth the best in business thought, leadership and practice from across the world. FORTUNE India will be truly a global business magazine, dedicated to the global success of Indian business leaders”, added Pavan Varshnei, President – English Magazines, ABP.

FORTUNE India will follow the flagship magazine’s rich tradition of sophisticated and contemporary design, and lavish conceptual images that illuminate the pages with wit and creativity. D.N. Mukherjea, Editor, FORTUNE India Magazine said “We believe that India is in need for a prestigious and credible business title. FORTUNE India will fill this gap and offer the reader a smart mix of international content and local insights. This magazine is going to be the single point for Indian companies and managers to gain insights into the world markets.”

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