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Vikram Sakhuja, Group CEO, Madison Communications elected as President of The Advertising Club

15-September-2017
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Vikram Sakhuja, Group CEO, Madison Communications elected as President of The Advertising Club


Avertising community, the Advertising Club has unanimously elected industry veteran Vikram Sakhuja (Group Chief Executive Officer - Media and OOH, Madison Communications) as its President. Taking on the baton from Raj Nayak, who has lead the Advertising Club towards new highs across two consecutive terms, Vikram Sakhuja will now head the mandate of representing the country’s leading industry representative forum.


Speaking about his experience in helming The Advertising Club, former President – Raj Nayak said Leading an apex industry body like the advertising club towards new echelons of growth has been an enriching experience. The Indian advertising industry has witnessed tremendous growth and has been at the forefront of curating some iconic behavioral change campaigns. I would also want to thank all the  Advertising Club’s managing committee members who have supported me in my journey and helped bring alive  the  vision of  showcasing the Indian Advertising Industry as a global game changer. It is important for us to continue showcasing our work and ensure that we are well excellently represented in the global advertising and media landscape.


Speaking about Sakhuja’s appointment as President, he further added "Vikram brings with him tremendous understanding of the industry and global media trends. I would want to congratulate him on his new role. His affable  and dynamic personna is sure to  add to the spirity of the Adverising  Club and all its initiatives. I am sure that under his aegis, The Advertising Club will scale new highs.”


Speaking about his appointment Sakhuja said,I am both happy and honored to be nominated as President by the prestigious Advertising Club. My endeavor is to work towards building further scale to the great work done by Raj, by adding onto and developing our existing marquee leadership forums into formidable and relevant global platforms.The Avertising Club will continue to deliver on its intent of becoming a networking platform and a great ideas exchange forum for advertising and media industry practitioners.”


The appointment was followed by the announcement of this year’s Managing Committee that includes  leaders from across the media and advertising industry like:  


 





















































































No




NAME




Designation




2017-2018




1




AJAY KAKAR




CMO, Aditya Birla Group - Financial Services




Vice President




2




SHASHI SINHA




CEO, IPG Mediabrands India




Secretary




3




MITRAJIT BHATTACHARYA




President & Publisher, Chitralekha Group




Jt Secretary




4




BHASKAR DAS




President, Chief Growth and Innovation Officer at Zee Unimedia Ltd




Treasurer




5




PARTHA SINHA




Vice Chairman and Managing Director, McCann Worldgroup




Member




6




PARTHO DASGUPTA




Chief Executive Officer, BARC India




Member




7




RAMESH NARAYAN




Founder and Managing Director - Canco Advertising




Member




8




VIKAS KHANCHANDANI




CEO at Republic TV




Member




9




ADITYA SWAMY




Industry Head, Google




Member




10




ROHIT GUPTA




President, Network Sales, Licensing and Telephony, Multi Screen Media




Member




11




PUNITHA ARUMUGAM




Ex Managing Director, APAC, Agency and Deals.




Member




12




RAJ NAYAK




Raj Nayak, Chief Operating Officer, Viacom18




Immediate Past President




 

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