The Asian Federation of Advertising Associations has elected Srinivasan Swamy as its Chairman for a term of four years.
The Chairman of RK Swamy Hansa group has held leadership positions in many industry bodies at the national and global levels.
He has been Chairman and World President of the International Advertising Association (IAA), Chairman, Confederation of Asian Advertising Agency Associations (CAAAA), President, Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI), IAA India Chapter, Chairman, Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI), President, All India Management Association (AIMA), to name a few.
"This is a privilege not just for me but for the Indian marcom community at large. The AFAA not just hosts the prestigious AdAsia conference, but is also connected with AdStars, and runs the widely acclaimed FastTrack program where young professionals are trained and transformed in a three-day program. I look forward to making a meaningful contribution to the communications industry in Asia, as well as seeing how AFAA can work along with other global industry Associations and further the cause of professionalism," Swamy said.
India has given AFAA two distinguished Chairmen in the past – Gautam Rakshit and Pradeep Guha. Both of them passed away recently.
AFAA is represented in India by the Advertising Council of India (ACI) whose members are The Advertising Club, Advertising Agencies Association of India, the India Chapter of International Advertising Association, Indian Broadcasting and Digital Association and the Indian Society of Advertisers.