New Delhi: Stainless steel conglomerate, Jindal Stainless Ltd. has announced the appointment of L&K Saatchi & Saatchi as its creative Agency on Record (AoR). The appointment follows a multi-agency pitch, which was won convincingly by the PublicisGroupe-owned agency for its superior communication brief and a forward-thinking growth strategy that will bring major achievements of the organization to the forefront.
The mandate would be managed out of the agency’s New Delhi office and would span the gamut of offline and online mediums including television, print, outdoor, radio and digital.
Jindal Stainless is the largest stainless steel conglomerate in India and ranks amongst the top 10 stainless steel conglomerates in the world. It’s not only the magnitude of its operations that determines its credibility and name, but it remains inspired by its vision for innovation and enriching lives.
Its stellar growth story over the years have been backed by the excellence of its talent, value driven business operations, customer centricity, adoption of best safety practices in the stainless steel industry and a commitment for social responsibility.
Abhyuday Jindal, Managing Director, Jindal Stainless Ltd. said “Our aim is to bring JSL close to the consumer’s heart, as a brand. We want the consumers to be aware of the versatility of the metal, the role it can play in their lives and that it is not just limited to industrial usage. This provides us with the task of reinventing the way we communicate about the brand and to do that, I whole-heartedly welcome Law & Kenneth Saatchi & Saatchi as our strategy and communication partner in creating this new approach.”
Commenting on the appointment, Ajey Shiledar – CMO, Jindal Stainless Ltd. said, “We are delighted to appoint L&K Saatchi & Saatchi as our creative agency. The team took pains and initiative to understand our business, as it straddles between B2B & B2C space; and will be working closely with us to develop an impactful communication strategy for India. We are confident that the strategy will enable us to build relevance in consumer’s life for Stainless Steel as a category, expand its usage and create preference for the brand Jindal Stainless in B2C as well as B2B space.”
Anil Nair – CEO & Managing Partner, L&K Saatchi & Saatchi added: “The ambition of redefining a category is challenging and exciting. And we’re looking forward to doing the work that is going to do deliver that.”