With the industryâ€™s whoâ€™s who under one roof, exchange4media hosted the fifth edition of Pitch Top 50 Brands today in Gurgaon. In the presence of Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhu, a list of the nationâ€™s best brands was unveiled.
Cipla, ITC, Tata Steel, Hotstar, Uber, Xiaomi, Amul, HCL, Aam Aadmi Party, Arnab Goswami, Flipkart, Rolex are some of the brands that made the cut to the Pitch Top 50 Brands list.
Here is the final list of this yearâ€™s top 50 brands:
The jury headed by Sunil Alagh, Founder and Chairman, SKA Advisors and Former Managing Director & CEO, Britannia Industries Ltd met last month to select the final shortlist of brands in 10 different categories. The objective was to shortlist Top 5 brands in 10 categories.
The jury also included Amitesh Rao, Director- Brand & Media, MTS India; Apurva Chamaria, Head â€“ Global Brand & Digital Marketing, HCL Technologies Ltd; Dr. Atish Chattopadhyay, Dean, MICA; Avik Chattopadhyay, Co Founder, Brand Strategy Firm Expereal; Jyotsna Makkar, CMO, Microsoft India; Lloyd Mathias, Marketing Head, Printing & Personal Systems, Hewlett-Packard India; Nandini Dias, CEO, Lodestar UM; Sharif Rangnekar, Director & CEO, Integral PR; Sunder Hemrajani, Chairman, Greenway Appliances Private Ltd. & Former Managing Director, Times Innovative Media Ltd; and Vikram Sakhuja, CEO, Madison Media Group.
In order to thoroughly evaluate deserving brands, exchange4media partnered with a research agency that pulled out key insights from customer surveys that spanned 25 cities in India with respondents across different SEC classifications. Dainik Bhaskar was the presenting sponsor of the awards.