Ashish Bhasin, Chairman and CEO South Asia, Dentsu Aegis Network, has been elected as the President of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) for the year 2018-2019 at its Annual General Body Meeting held on July 26.
Anupriya Acharya, CEO, Publicis Media India, was elected Vice-President of the Association.
Other members of the Executive Committee are: WPPâs CVL Srinivas, Kalyan Sarkar of Standard Publicity, Kunal Lalani of Crayons Advertising and Pranav Premnarayen of Prem Associates Advertising & Marketing.
On this occasion, Bhasin said, âIt is an honour and privilege for me to be elected as the President of AAAI, a position that has been occupied in the past by some of the biggest stalwarts of our industry. I will endeavour to promote the interests of the advertising industry to the best of my abilities and make AAAI a stronger Association. We will also endeavour to ensure that the Association continues to successfully represent the interest of Advertising Agencies in this era of rapidly changing times. I take this opportunity to thank Nakul Chopra, from whom I have learnt a lot. He maintained such high standards as President that it will be a tough act to follow!â
Immediate Past President, Mr Nakul Chopra will be the ex-officio member of the new AAAI Executive Committee.
Chopra said, âI have been privileged to lead AAAI for two years - my sincere thanks to all my fellow members for their support. Hearty congratulations to Ashish on his election as President. He is not only a key influencer in our industry but also a AAAI veteran. I am sure that AAAI will only grow from strength to strength under his tutelage.âÂ