The Soho Square approach in India will be to establish itself as a standalone in each city rather than a nationally integrated network. Currently, there are three Soho Square boutique agencies and more are likely
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | February 21, 2013
Meridian Communication has been merged with Soho Square.Â Soho Square is a growing international network present in Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America and North America. Soho Square currently has three boutique agencies in India operating independently in Mumbai, Bangalore and Delhi.
Given the complex nature of the Indian market and its geography, the Soho Square approach in India will be to establish itself as a standalone in each city rather than a nationally integrated network.Â The India plans attempt to have Soho Square in many more cities in the near future.
While the individual operations will share the same philosophy and principles as the international network, in India, for the purpose of business, the three city agencies will operate independent of each other.
Integrated solutions are central to Soho Squareâ€™s structure and philosophy. At Soho Square one can select and customise learning by drawing upon Ogilvy & Mather and other WPP resources in Asia Pacific.
Clients in Soho Square Mumbai are ITCâ€™s personal care products,Â Perfetti's Stop Not, Piaggioâ€™s Vespa, Bisleri, Pidilite's Raincoat, Hungama.com, Oberoi Realty,Â Nutrela Soya, H&R Johnson and Hockey India.
In Delhi, the Soho Square clients are Honda Cars India (formerly Honda Siel Cars India), Godfrey Phillips India, HTC, HDFC and Voltas.
In Mumbai, Soho Squareâ€™s core team comprises Samrat Bedi, Head of Office, Anuraag Khandelwal and Satish deSa, Executive Creative Directors, Mohit Ahuja, VP - Account Management, and Shashank Lanjekar, Senior VP, Planning.
Clients in Soho Square Bangalore are Himalaya Healthcareâ€™s Consumer Products Division (Purifying Neem Face Wash, Clarifying Fairness Face Wash, Toothpastes, Face packs,Â Shampoos), Himalaya Asia Pac,Â Bengaluru International Airport, GKB Opticals and iGate.
In Bangalore, Soho Squareâ€™s core team comprises Shenaz Bapooji, Head of Office, and C Ravikumar and Manoj Jacob, Creative Directors.
Soho Square will deliver cross-disciplinary work spanning a full spectrum of marketing communications including brand development, brand identity, strategic planning and integrated creative solutions.