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Sunil Kataria elected ISA Chairman

Kataria is Business Head - India and SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products. He takes over from Saugata Gupta

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | September 16, 2016

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The newly elected Executive Council of the Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA) yesterday elected Sunil Kataria, Business Head - India and SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products, as Chairman.

The Executive Council and members of ISA thanked outgoing Chairman Saugata Gupta for his substantial contribution.

Other members of the Executive Council are:

  • Atul Agrawal, SVP-Corporate Affairs, Group Corporate Communications, Tata Services
  • Anuradha Aggarwal, Chief Marketing Officer, Marico
  • Abraham Mathew Alapatt, President & Group Head-Marketing, Service Quality, Financial Services & Innovation, Thomas Cook (India)
  • Narendra Ambwani, Director, Agro Tech Foods
  • Ajoy H Chawla, Sr. VP, Chief Strategy Officer, Titan Company
  • Paulomi Dhawan, Advisor, Raymond
  • Sonali Dhawan, Brand Director, Procter & Gamble Hygiene & Health Care
  • Chandru Kalro, Managing Director, TTK Prestige
  • Sandeep Kataria, Director - Commercial, Vodafone India
  • Sandeep Kaul, Divisional Chief Executive - India Tobacco Division, ITC
  • Sandeep Kohli, Executive Director - Personal Care, Hindustan Unilever
  • Beena Koshy, Executive VPr, Advertising, Digital & Branding, Bajaj Electrical
  • Bharat V Patel, Independent Director, Birla Sun Life Asset Management Company
  • Prashant Richard Peres, Director Marketing Chocolate, India, Mondelez India Foods
  • Ramakrishnan Ramamurthi, Vice-Chairman, Joint MD & Group CEO, Polycab Wires
  • Samardeep Sunil Subandh, Chief Marketing Officer, Flipkart
  • Amit Tiwari, Director, Philips India
  • Brahm Vasudeva, Chairman, Hawkins Cookers

On his election, Kataria said, “Our focus would be to further strengthen the industry partnerships that we have built over decades and deliver the desired benefit to the advertisers and other stakeholders. I am confident that advertisers have promising times ahead. I look forward to working with industry partners and fraternity associations as a team and make this a credible, meaningful and business impacting ecosystem."

ISA is the only national body giving a voice to advertisers over the last 60 years. It has advertiser members from across industries who approximately contribute to over two-thirds of the annual national non-governmental ad spends. ISA, which is a founder member of the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) and one of the founders of ASCI, continues to partner with other industry bodies that connect to advertisers. ISA played a significant role in the formation of BARC and is closely partnering with it towards advertisers getting robust and credible data.

Kataria joined GCPL in 2011 to oversee the sales and marketing organisation for the India and SAARC businesses. He has diverse work experience across FMCG and consumer services sectors in sales, marketing and business. He had a long stint of 12 years at Marico Industries.

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