Campaign India Team
Jan 30, 2013

Nominees for IAA Leadership Awards announced

The IAA Awards shall honour the individuals across marketing, advertising and media

Nominees for IAA Leadership Awards announced

The International Advertising Association (IAA) India Chapter has announced nominees for the first 10 categories for the first edition of the IAA Leadership Awards. The nominees have been shortlisted on account of their ‘outstanding contribution to the fields of marketing, advertising and media’.

Commenting on the nominees for the first edition of the awards, Srinivasan Swamy, president, IAA India Chapter, said, “The IAA Leadership awards are an attempt to honour the contributions of individuals in the field of Marketing, Advertising and Media. Each of the nominees from across categories have burned the midnight oil to make a positive difference for the brands they work for. May the best professionals win.”

Media Agency Head of the Year

Name Organization
Shashi Sinha Lodestar India
Sam Balsara Madison World
Rajesh Jain Prachar Advertising
Vikram Sakhuja Group M
Jasmin Sohrabji OMD

Marketer of the Year: FMCG – Food & Beverages

Name Organization
Deepika Warrier Pepsico
Chandramouli Venkatesan Cadbury Kraft India
Krishan Kumar Chutani Dabur
Anuradha Narasimhan Britannia
Geetu Varma HUL

Marketer of the Year: FMCG - Personal Care

Name Organization
Satyaki Ghosh Loreal
Arun Srinivas HUL
Kainaz Gazdar P & G
Arvind Chintamani Colgate Palmolive
Devender Garg Dabur

Marketer of the Year: FMCG – Consumer Durables

Name Organization
Divya Rao Sony
Rahul Saighal Samsung appliances
Nivedita Mandal Whirlpool
Sunil Tandon Videocon
Sarthak Seth Panasonic

Marketer of the Year: Household Products

Name Organization
Sukhpreet Singh Kansai Nerolac
Ajay Arora D Decor
Amit Syngle Asian Paints
Kumar Pillay Ultratech Cement

Marketer of the Year : Telecom Products

Name Organization
Anuradha Aggarwal Vodafone
Bharat Bhambawle Airtel
Gurinder Singh Sandu Tata Docomo
Rahul Saighal Samsung Mobiles
Rahul Sharma Micromax Mobiles

Marketer of the Year: Auto 2 wheeler

Name Organization
Anil Dua Hero Motor Corp
Mr. Vijay Kaul Yamaha
Mr. Sanjay Saraswat Bajaj Auto Ltd.
Yadvinder Singh Guleria Honda
Atul Gupta Suzuki Motorcycle Company

Marketer of the Year: Travel & Hospitality

Name Organization
Deepa Harris Taj
Manish Kalra Make My  trip
Gajendra Kumar Incredible India
Manish Dureja Jet Airways

Marketer of the Year : Banking

Name Organization
Manisha Lathgupta Axis Bank
Sujit Ganguli ICICI Bank
Karthi Marshan Kotak Mahindra Bank
Mahendra Kumar Rekhi SBI
kalyanaraman S. Bank Of Baroda

Marketer of the Year: Insurance

Name Organization
Chandramohan Mehra SBI Life Insurance
Yateesh srivastava Aegon Religare
Rita Bhattacharya LIC
Ajay Kakar Birla Sunlife
Manish Dubey ICICI Prudential Life

IAA appointed the marketing research company AC Nielsen to execute the nomination and voting process. Ernst & Young has been appointed to audit and validate the entire process. The winners will be decided in a two-stage selection process; the first stage will include nominations and shortlisting by seasoned marketing, media and advertising professionals; and the second stage will be the final selection of winners by a voting process among shortlisted nominees, by respective senior industry peers.

The first edition of the annual awards is scheduled for 2 February at Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari will be the chief guest.

Campaign India

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