After months of deliberation, IMPACT, the weekly magazine from the exchange4media Group, unveiled its coveted list of ‘50 Most Influential Women’ in Indian marketing, advertising and media at a glittering ceremony in Mumbai on March 19, 2012.
The event was a scintillating and power-packed occasion, studded with industry stalwarts and the ranked trailblazing women achievers. This much-awaited list was unveiled in an exclusive edition of IMPACT.
IMPACT had brought together a gathering of industry experts for this daunting task of creating a list of 50 Most Influential Women. The jury was chaired by Sam Balsara, Chairman, Madison World. Other jury members included Arvind Sharma, Chairman and CEO, Leo Burnett India; Colvyn Harris, CEO, JWT India; media veteran Pradeep Guha and Shashi Sinha, CEO, Lodestar UM.
“These top 50 women have been selected not only for the impact they have made on the industry but also on society at large. This initiative will definitely create a stir in the industry,” said Balsara.
The ranking of these powerful women was unveiled with great aplomb. The women that were honoured are:
More on IMPACT’s initiative
IMPACT’S special edition was a step to acknowledge the achievements of women who give a whole new meaning to the words, power and influence. These are women whose contribution has made a significant impact on the industry and their peer group and completely changed the way the industry is perceived today. These women are a source of inspiration to countless others who aspire to emulate their qualities.
This event is symbolic of the way our society has evolved. It signifies that women’s role in the industry is indeed at the cusp of a new beginning.