ENGAGE: Wipro signs Shahid Kapoor as brand ambassador


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Leading film star Shahid Kapoo.

Chandigarh, November 20, 2012: Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting (WCCLG), the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) and Lighting division of Wipro Group has roped in leading film star Shahid Kapoor as the brand ambassador of Aramusk, one of the oldest male soap brands in the country. Wipro, has re-launched Aramusk which was acquired by WCCLG fromMumbai-based VVF Ltd in June 2011. Wipro has expanded the brand portfolio from only soap to newer categories and now has Aramusk offerings in Talc, Deo, Shave Foam, Shave Cream etc. The company has announced the launch of the new product range nationally.

According to Anil Chugh, Senior Vice President, Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting, “Aramusk is a strategic fit into our personal care portfolio. The re-launch of Aramusk will significantly enhance our presence in male grooming. Aramusk has a lot of latent equity in the market and we intend to tap it.Over the years we have carefully chosen celebrities to endorse our brands and it has worked well for us. Shahid is a leading star in India and fits the brand personality.”

On his association with Aramusk, Shahid Kapoor said, “It gives me great pleasure to be associated with Aramusk. I believe brand endorsements are partnerships which go beyond what one sees on TV and Print. Aramusk is an iconic men’s brand which is being re-launched with a wide range of high quality grooming products. It is indeed exciting to partner with Aramusk as it enters the market with a new focus and fantastic products. I look forward to making our association a mutually excellent one”.

Wipro Consumer Care and Lighting has consistently grown ahead of the industry due to both organic and inorganic strategies. Leading personal care brands in its portfolio include Santoor, Yardley, Chandrika, Enchanteur, and Romano among others.

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Tuesday, November 20, 2012