- Bhaskar Das, Zee Unimedia
- CVL Srinivas, GroupM
- Jaideep R Gandhi, Jaya Advertising
- MG Parameswaran, Brand-Building.com
- Partho Dasgupta, BARC India
- Rana Barua, Contract Advertising
- Rohit Ohri, FCB Ulka
- Shashi Sinha, IPG Mediabrands
- Tarun Rai, J. Walter Thompson and
- Vikram Sakhuja, Madison Media
The Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) and The Advertising Club have announced the appointment of Ashish Bhasin, chairman and CEO South Asia Dentsu Aegis Network, as chairman of Goafest's organising committee for 2017.
Nagesh Alai, founder, Independent Business Advisory and chairman of C4A has been elected as co-chairman of the committee.
Other members on the committee are:
Nakul Chopra, president, AAAI, said, "Ashish has been a celebrated industry veteran and holds deep understanding of this event. I am sure that he will bring new fervor and spirit into the event this year. I am sure that his vision will make Goafest 2017 scale new highs.”
Raj Nayak, president, The Advertising Club, said, “Ashish has been an intrinsic part of the Goafest organising committee last year and has played an important role in its success. I have had the privilege of working with him closely and his biggest strength is to be able to carry along people with him. I am sure that his rich experience, vision and insider view of media and advertising trends make him the best man for the role. I look forward to an outstanding Goafest 2017 under his aegis.”
Bhasin said, "I am honored to have been given the opportunity to chair the organising committee for the upcoming edition of Goafest. The event has emerged as a key thought leadership platform and I hope to be able to further elevate the experience of Goafest 2017 for the entire fraternity.”
Dates for Goafest 2017 are yet to be announced.
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