Roger Pereira, Founder,Â Roger Pereira Communications India, is among four winners of this yearâ€™s IAA Honorary Life Membership Award. Announced by the International Advertising Association, this is a tribute to four venerable members from the international IAA chapters in India, Italy, Saudi Arabia, and the United States, for their long and distinguished service to the IAA and tenured work as communication leaders.
Edoardo Brioschi, Professor, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Italy; Talal Dhulaymi, Chairman, tph DDB Middle East, Saudi Arabia; and Lawrence Levy, President, LJL Associates, USA, are the other three recipients of this award.
The Honorary Life Membership Awards have been announced along with the winners of the 2017 Inspire Awards, a group of distinguished awards that celebrate experienced champions, young professionals and distinguished veterans for their vision, achievement and committed service to the IAA and the marketing communications industry.
IAA World President and Chairman, Felix Tataru, congratulated the winners of this year's IAA Inspire Awards and said, "In what is now a truly global landscape the International Advertising Association, with its global footprint of over 3,000 members, who are practitioners in all sectors of the marketing communications business, we are proud to recognise their accomplishments, commitment and services contributed to our industry."
"The IAA Inspire Awards have been initiated to pay tribute to our members for their achievements and contributions of leadership, vision, commitment and service to advance the IAA globally as well as to make a difference in the worldwide arena of marketing communications. They have contributed their professional expertise and inspired the marketing communications community locally, regionally and globally."