Srinivasan Swamy, Chairman and Managing Director, RK Swamy BBDO has been appointed the new President for the IAA (International Advertising Association) India Chapter for the year 2012-2013. He takes over from Kaushik Roy, Brand Strategy & Marketing Communication, Reliance Industries Ltd who was the President for IAA India Chapter for two consecutive terms.
Kunal Lalani, Managing Director, Crayons Advertising has been appointed Vice President of the Association.
The other office bearers for 2012-2013 include Turner International India’s General Manager for Entertainment Networks – South Asia, Monica Tata as the Honorary Secretary and Jaya Advertising’s Director and Chairman Jaideep Gandhi as the Treasurer.
Spread over 56 Chapters in 76 countries with over 4,000 members worldwide, the IAA champions advertising as a force for growth in all free market societies. It believes that advertising revenues ensure an independent, pluralistic, affordable media with competing channels of information for consumers, which are the foundation of democracy itself.