Top Story

e4m_logo.png

Home >> Advertising >> Article

Srinivasan K Swamy appointed Vice Chairman of Asian Federation of Advertising Associations

12-February-2016
Font Size   16
Share
Srinivasan K Swamy appointed Vice Chairman of Asian Federation of Advertising Associations

The Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) in its recent meeting in Taipei has elected Srinivasan K Swamy, representing the Advertising Council of India (ACI), as Vice Chairman. Raymond So, representing the Taipei Association of Advertising Agencies (TAAA) was elected as the Chairman of its Executive Committee for a period of four years while Ramesh Narayan, also representing ACI, was elected Chief Strategy Officer.

Speaking on his appointment, Swamy said “It is an honour to be elected the Vice Chairman of AFAA. Our goal will be to take the excellent work done by AFAA members to new heights across Asia. I look forward to greater cooperation and participation from all member countries." He reiterated AFAA'S involvement in the IAA Olive Crown awards in India and said this was an example of how Industry Associations could jointly work on issues of common interest. He also lauded the role of the Advertising Council of India in actively supporting AFAA 's Fast Track program that helps young professionals in the industry.

The new four-person Executive Committee along with Ramesh Narayan includes: Lee Soon Dong , Chief Revenue Officer, Korea Federation of Advertising Associations, Bharat Avalani, Chief Knowledge Officer,  Malaysian Advertisers Association and Harris Thajeb, Chief Marketing Officer,  Komisi Periklanan, Indonesia.

AFAA is well known in the Asian region for the biennial AFAA AdAsia Congress. AdAsia 2017 will be held in Bali in November. AFAA has also helped establish the DigiAsia (14-17 November, 2016 in Taipei) and the AFAA Fast Track, a professional training programme which will be held early next year in Kuala Lumpur. 

Vinik Karnik, Business Head - ESP Properties, talked about what went into conceptualising the first edition of the entertainment marketing report, Showbiz

Rahul Jhamb, Brand Head, Forever 21, on how the fast fashion brand always stays on the pulse of latest marketing trends

Heavy spends on OOH and print sum up this year’s ad spends of YLG Salon

Baba Ramdev brought his sharp wits for an interview with e4m where he promised to disrupt more markets and spoke about he the way he created a brand through consistent and selfless work

Heavy spends on OOH and print sum up this year’s ad spends of YLG Salon

Thomas, Chief Marketing Officer, Diageo India, gives us a peek into the marketing strategy for McDowell’s No 1 Soda, its creation of ‘No 1 Yaari Jam,’ their own set of 4Ps and importance of content

Prior to joining Madison PR in 2012 Chaudhary was Group President Corporate Communications at Reliance Industries Limited.