The Advertising Club has announced its managing committee for the current fiscal year.
Partha Sinha, president – Response Bennett, Coleman & Co, has been re-elected to lead the body.
Rana Barua, group CEO, Havas Group India, has been re-elected as vice president.
Shashi Sinha, CEO, IPG Mediabrands, will continue as secretary.
Mitrajit Bhattacharya, founder and president, The Horologists,has been re-elected as joint secretary.
Bhaskar Das, chairperson, IdeateLabs, will continue as treasurer.
Sinha said, “I am honoured to be re-elected as the president of The Advertising Club. In spite of being extraordinarily challenging, the last 24 months of the pandemic gave us an opportunity to innovate and deliver some of the most impactful engagement initiatives. From the first-ever online edition of the Effie Awards that created a new benchmark for virtual events and the in-person Emvies that was attended by more than 1,000 media enthusiasts, to raising the bar on Abby’s Awards by associating with the One Show and collaborating with the United Nations on Unstereotype Alliance – the team exemplified excellence with each activity. I am thankful to the team we’ve worked with and look forward to working closely with them again to take The Advertising Club to newer heights.”
Partho Dasgupta, managing partner, Thoth Advisors, will continue as a member of the managing committee as the immediate past president for this year.
Here's the list of the entire managing committee members:
Aditya Swamy, director, Google India
Ajay Kakar, chief marketing officer, Aditya Birla Capital
Debabrata Mukherjee, chief marketing officer, United Breweries
Manasi Narasimhan, VP and head - marketing and communications, Mastercard
Prasanth Kumar, CEO, GroupM South Asia
Rahul Johri, president – business, South Asia, Zee Entertainment Enterprises
Vikram Sakhuja, group CEO, Madison Media and OOH
Here's the list of the co-opted industry professionals: