MediaCom India, a GroupM media agency, has been awarded the media mandate for Aqualite, a manufacturer of menâs and womenâs shoes footwear. The mandate was bagged after a multi-agency pitch and will be serviced from the MediaComâs Gurgaon office. The media duties include media strategy, planning, buying and implementation for TV, OHH, activation and cinema.
Avichal Gupta, Director Marketing, Aqualite,Â said, âWe are happy to team up with MediaCom as our media partner as the agency brings the quality of experience and execution with them. For Aqualite, we always look for a partner who can understand and resonate with the brand as well as understand our consumer offerings and we saw this in the team and the work they put forward. We are confident that MediaCom will be able to develop a robust strategy for our media planning and buying to add impetus to all our marketing initiatives and help us be the best for our consumers. We look forward to working with them.â
Aqualite has emerged as a footwear manufacturing company in India spread over six integrated manufacturing facilities in India. Further, Aqualite has a specialised and scientific approach to footwear research and development, institutionalised in an industry-first research institute, Aqualite Footwear Research Institute, an engine that advances the companyâs deep insights and understanding in podiatry, consumer behaviour and the art and science of making footwear. They are known to develop products that are affordable, good quality, skin-friendly, with variety of pattern and size.
Navin Khemka, Chief Executive Officer, MediaComÂ South Asia,Â said, âWe at MediaCom are very excited and proud to partner with a brand like Aqualite â an organic homegrown start-up which became one of Indiaâs largest footwear companies through the years. Their dedication to providing their customers with multiple product choices and stay rooted in their objective has driven them to become one of the market leaders. We understand how Aqualite is committed to its consumers. Similarly, we want to be committed to deriving a focused consumer-driven 360-degree media approach across all media platforms and help the brand reach their business goals.â
The Aqualite Group was founded as a small household business in 1981 in a footwear clusterÂ near Delhi byÂ Davinder Gupta,Â Managing Director,Â a first-generation entrepreneur.