Umang Hutheesing joins INX as Director - Design and Style
Released on: September 12, 2007, 4:41 am
Press Release Author: INX Media
Press Release Summary: The INX Network, which plans to launch three world class channels in India, has appointed yet another top-notch creative professional. Umang Hutheesing, one of India's best known names, has been signed on as Director - Design & Style.
Press Release Body: The INX Network, which plans to launch three world class channels in India, has appointed yet another top-notch creative professional. Umang Hutheesing, one of India's best known names, has been signed on as Director - Design & Style.
Indrani Mukerjea, Group Executive Director - INX Media, announced, "It gives me great pleasure to welcome Umang on board. We are committed to providing world class content to viewers, and we believe that style and design will play a critical role in enhancing the overall quality of our content. Umang is one of India's best known names in style, and I am sure he will add immense value to our on-air content, ground events, and more."
Hutheesing, who has been associated with design and style for over 25 years, has been a Creative Producer for several top international publications like Vogue, Teen Vogue, British Vogue, Paris Match and Travel & Leisure, among others. He was also associated with the creation of India's first Fashion Week, and has been a National Judge at the India International Jewellery Show hosted by Gems & Jewellery Export Promotional Council of India in 2004. In 2002, he was National Judge for Design Excellence in Jewellery at the World Gold Council's Swaranjali Awards. He was associated as Creative Consultant with the award-winning IMAX film on India's cultural heritage, Mystique India, which won the Viewers' Choice Award in 2006 in Paris from among 200 IMAX films produced. In 2002-3, El Dťcor magazine ranked Hutheesing's work alongside that of style and design stalwarts like Salvadore Dali, Coco Chanel, Alda Fendi and Athena Wilson, among others.
Hutheesing, who has been closely associated with Asia's premier design institution, National Institute of Design, for the past five years, expressed his delight on joining INX Media. He said, "It is great to join a team of visionaries who are leading Entertainment for the New India with a strong focus not just on brilliant content, but also on the vital elements of design and style. I am very happy to be part of a team that will redefine the way Television content is created and received."
INX Media Private Ltd. is the owner of the 9X general entertainment Hindi channel and the 9XM youth music channel. INX News Private Ltd. is the owner of NewsX - a premium English news channel