Zirca Digital Solutions, a global digital solutions company, has appointed Sidharth Gowda as strategy head - content and brand solutions. He will be based in Mumbai, and report to Vikas Dadoo, vice president - content and brand solutions at Zirca Digital Solutions. Before joining Zirca, he was working with with Carat, New York, as director - media strategy and innovation. Gowda arrives with the rich experience of managing brands such as P&G, Mastercard and Diageo. He has also worked with Ogilvy in New York and Mumbai, supervising the GlaxoSmithKline and Unilever accounts respectively. Earlier in his career, he had a stint with HSBC, managing national and international customer acquisition programmes.
Digital community for women - POPxo, recently announced the appointment of Ruchira Bose as managing editor. Prior to joining POPxo, Bose was the editor-in-chief of Travel+Leisure - India & South Asia. She led the creative and strategic direction for the brand across multiple platforms. Bose will be based out of Delhi and will lead the editorial and content strategy at POPxo across all divisions - text, video and social.
Amazon India, in a statement confirmed Nitesh Kripalani’s resignation as director and country head, Amazon Video India. Meanwhile a source close to the development informed afaqs! Reporter that Vijay Subramaniam who recently joined the organisation as director content, will be the interim boss till a suitable replacement is found. Subramaniam joined Prime Video from Disney India, where he was vice president - content & communication. Kripalani had joined Amazon in December 2014, before that he was working at Multi Screen Media (now Sony Pictures Networks) as executive vice president, new media.