Rizwan Solkar has been appointed as the Associate Media Director – Outdoor Vertical, Percept Out Of Home, effective September 28, 2010.
The core responsibilities of Rizwan include planning and buying Media activities for the Outdoor vertical for the West Zone.
Commenting on his appointment said Rajneesh Bahl, Business Head – Outdoor, Percept Out Of Home, “Amongst many candidates Rizwan was the obvious choice for us, because he has a decade of experience in Buying, wherein he was spearheading buying for a Telecom account since last 4 years. His honesty, buying knowledge and negotiation skills adds to his flair of work. He will be in charge of the west zone buying, reporting to the regional head Joseph Ramsey”
Rizwan holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology from Mumbai University. Having a rich experience in buying and planning, Rizwan was associated with organizations like Mediascope Publicitas (I) Pvt Ltd ,Square Circle Outdoors Pvt. Ltd, Clear Channel Communication Pvt. Ltd, Outdoor Advertising Professionals Pvt. Ltd etc where he was handling clients like PSI (Balbir Pasha), Maruti, Airtel, Onida, UB Group, Pepe Jeans, Tata Motors, Cavin Care, ING Bank, Shaw Wallace, MTV, Sunshine Lottery, Voltas, LG, Yamaha, Metlife, Seagram, HSBC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Sri Lanka Airlines, Indigo Airlines, Pantaloons, Apollo Hospital, Tanishq, Bharati, SKF Bearings, Birla, Oyzterbay, Radico Khaitan, Deccan Chronicle, Bank of Baroda, Tata Tele Services Ltd, L&T, Roca, Hirco to name a few
His hobbies include listening music and surfing on net