Campaign India Team
Sep 16, 2013

HUL’s Hemant Bakshi elected chairman of ISA

Takes over from Kurush N Grant of ITC

 HUL’s Hemant Bakshi elected chairman of ISA

Hemant Bakshi, executive director, home and personal care, Hindustan Unilever Limited, has been elected chairman of the Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA). He takes over from Kurush N Grant.

On his appointment, Bakshi said, “We are going through a challenging period and it is crucial that ISA along with other associate members, works towards sustainable growth of the industry.”

The ISA is a 60 year-old national body comprising advertisers. It has members from across industries who contribute to over two-thirds of the country’s national non-governmental ad spends, informed an official statement.

Other members of ISA’s executive council are:

  • Abraham Alapatt, head – marketing, Thomas Cook (India)
  • Anisha Motwani, director and chief marketing officer, Max Life Insurance
  • Atul Agrawal, vice president – corporate affairs, group corporate affairs and media, Tata Services
  • Bharat V Patel, board member, Birla Sun Life Asset Management
  • Brahm Vasudeva, chairman, Hawkins Cookers
  • Chandrasekar Radhakrishnan, vice president – communications, Nestle India
  • JC Chopra, director, Infogain India
  • Jimmy R Anklesaria, director – business development, Bajaj Corp
  • Kurush N Grant, executive director, ITC
  • Mayank Pareek, chief operating officer (marketing and sales), Maruti Suzuki India
  • Mohit Beotra, chief brand officer – India, Bharti Airtel
  • Narendra Ambwani, Director, Agro Tech Foods
  • Paulomi Dhawan, director, Landmarc Leisure Corporation
  • Rajiv Dube, director, group corporate service, Aditya Birla Management Corporation
  • R Ramakrishnan, group CEO, Polycab Wires
  • ShipraTripathi, vice president, corporate global marketing, Kirloskar Brothers
  • Siddhartha Mukherjee, director – chocolate category and media, Cadbury India
  • Sonali Dhawan, marketing director, Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care
  • Sunil Kataria, chief operating officer – sales, marketing and SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products
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