Media Research Users Council India (MRUCI) held its 29th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 26 September 2023.
Shailesh Gupta, wholetime director, Jagran Prakashan, and Shashank Srivastava, senior executive director – sales and marketing, Maruti Suzuki India, have been elected as MRUCI’s chairperson and vice chairperson, respectively.
The announcement was made at MRUCI’s board meeting shortly after its AGM.
Rajeev Beotra, executive director, HT Media and Anupriya Acharya, CEO, South Asia, Publicis Groupe, have also been appointed to the board of governors.
Gupta takes over the mantle from Shashi Sinha, CEO - India, Mediabrands, who served as MRUCI’s chairperson for two consecutive terms i.e. from 2021-2022 and 2022-2023.
Sinha sad, “I am happy that IRS is being revived after a gap because of Covid.”
Gupta said, “I’d like to thank Shashi Sinha for leading MRUCI and taking several strides forward in reviving the IRS. It will be my endeavour to help create a robust third party research that helps all constituents and collectively takes the industry forward.”