The Advertising Club Bangalore has elected Prateek Srivastava, Group President , South, Ogilvy&Mather as its President. The AGM also elected a new team for the Ad Club.
Malavika Harita, the outgoing President in her address said that she and her team were successful in keeping the club fairly active over the last 18 months and listed out the various programmes held. She was confident that the club will continue to be very active in the hands of the new team and provide a meaningful platform for the marketing, advertising and media fraternity.
The following were declared elected, un-opposed at the General Body Meeting-
Prateek Srivastava, Group President, South, Ogilvy&Mather has taken charge as the New President of The Advertising Club, Bangalore
Vice President, Rajesh Gangwani, Sr Vice President, JWT, Bangalore
Secretary - Niranjan Natarajan, Creative Director, Why Axis Advertising and Design
Ruchira Raina, Managing Director, Dentsu Communications Pvt Ltd
M Subramaniam, Vice President, Hammer MS&L Communications Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
S Madhusudhan, Sr V P & Head M&E, Manipal Education
Arunava Seal, Creative Director, Pentagon Communications Pvt Ltd, Bangalore
Bindu Gopinath, Business Manager, Portland India Outdoor Advt Ltd.
Navin Nair, SBU Head, Percept Profile, Bangalore
Malavika Harita, the immediate past president will continue to be on the committee as the Treasurer of the Club.
The incoming president announced that he is co-opting three Past Presidents on to the new Committee in an advisory role including R T Kumar, Managing Director, Oysters Advertising Pvt Ltd, P R Satheesh, President, Telibrahma Convergent Communications Pvt Ltd., Arvind Kumar, who will continue as the Executive Director of the Club.
In his acceptance speech, the New President of the Adclub, Prateek Srivastava said that he is looking forward to working with his new team and revive the Adclub to its past glory. He said one of the major focus areas of the club this year, would be identifying and nurturing good talent. The advertising industry should do its bit, to woo young creative minds to come and in this context, the Adclub can play a pivotal role in furthering the talent pool. The New Committee would meet soon to chalk out a road map for the next 12 months, he added.