Campaign India Team
Sep 14, 2017

Vikram Sakhuja appointed as president, The Advertising Club

He takes over from Raj Nayak who completed two consecutive terms as president

Vikram Sakhuja
Vikram Sakhuja
Vikram Sakhuja, group CEO, media and OOH, Madison Communications has been elected as the president of The Advertising Club
 
He takes on the baton from Raj Nayak,COO, Viacom 18, who led the Advertising Club for two consecutive terms. 
 
Vikram Sakhuja said “My endeavor is to work towards building further scale to the great work done by Raj, by adding on to and developing our existing marquee leadership forums into formidable and relevant global platforms.The club will continue to deliver on its intent of becoming a networking platform and a great ideas exchange forum for advertising and media industry practitioners.”
 
Raj Nayak said, “Leading an apex industry body like the advertising club towards new echelons of growth has been an enriching experience. The Indian advertising industry has witnessed tremendous growth and has been at the forefront of curating some iconic behavioral change campaigns. I would also want to thank all the  Advertising Club’s managing committee members who have supported me in my journey and helped bring alive the vision of showcasing the Indian Advertising Industry as a global game changer. It is important for us to continue showcasing our work and ensure that we are well represented in the global advertising and media landscape.”
 
The appointment was followed by the announcement of this year’s Managing Committee that includes leaders from across the media and advertising industry.
 

No

NAME

Designation

2017-2018

1

AJAY KAKAR

CMO, Aditya Birla Group - Financial Services

Vice President

2

SHASHI SINHA

CEO, IPG Mediabrands India

Secretary

3

MITRAJIT BHATTACHARYA

President & Publisher, Chitralekha Group

Jt Secretary

4

BHASKAR DAS

President, Chief Growth and Innovation Officer at Zee Unimedia Ltd

Treasurer

5

PARTHA SINHA

Vice Chairman and Managing Director, McCann Worldgroup

Member

6

PARTHO DASGUPTA

Chief Executive Officer, BARC India

Member

7

RAMESH NARAYAN

Founder and Managing Director - Canco Advertising

Member

8

VIKAS KHANCHANDANI

CEO at Republic TV

Member

9

ADITYA SWAMY

Industry Head, Google

Member

10

ROHIT GUPTA

President, Network Sales, Licensing and Telephony, Multi Screen Media

Member

11

PUNITHA ARUMUGAM

Ex Managing Director, APAC, Agency and Deals, Google 

Member

12

RAJ NAYAK

Raj Nayak, Chief Operating Officer, Viacom18

Immediate Past President

 
Source:
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