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Ramesh Narayan declared the chairman of AGC for Goafest 2016

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Ramesh Narayan declared the chairman of AGC for Goafest 2016

The Advertising Club and Advertising Agencies Association of India has announced the Awards Governing Council for Goafest 2016. Ad veteran and industry leader  Ramesh Narayan, founder at Canco Advertising  has been appointed the Chairman of the AGC. The other members elected to the Council are:

·    Chairman (CEO, Publicis South Asia & Vice President) of Goafest Organizing Committee | Nakul Chopra

·    President Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAA’s of I) & Advisor, FCB Ulka Advertising| Ambi M G Parameshwaran

·    Chairman and CEO at Dentsu Aegis Network | Ashish Bhasin

  • President, Sony Pictures Networks |Rohit Gupta

·    CEO at Group M, South Asia | CVL Srinivas

·    CEO at Mediabrands | Shashi Sinha

  • CEO at Percept H Pvt. Ltd. |Ajay Chandwani
  • National Head, Sales, English Cluster at Viacom18 | Namrata Tata

·       Chief Executive Officer at Contract Advertising | Rana Barua

·       Pratap Bose Founding Partner and Chairman Social Street


Announcing the appointment, Raj Nayak, President of The Advertising Club said, “We are pleased to announce that Ramesh Narayan will be the Chairman of the Awards Governing Council of the Goafest. He brings his unique experience as one of the very few people who has been President of the Advertising Club and the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) to this post. He has also been Chairman of the Abby Awards Committee twice, and was the first Indian to judge the Effie Awards finals in New York. Ramesh is the only person to have been conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award by the AAAI and been inducted into the International Advertising Association's Hall of Fame.” 

Welcoming the announcement Ambi M G Parameshwaran – President, Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAA’s of I) said "Ad Club is a wonderful institution. I am delighted to hear about Ramesh Narayan’s appointment. With his unparalled understanding of India’s advertising scenario, and his years of valuable experience, Ramesh is sure to bring in a whole new perspective which will definitely drive the council to greater heights of success.”

Nakul Chopra- Chairman of Goafest Organizing Committee, showed his excitement about the new appointment as well. “I’ve known Ramesh as a visionary leader who embraces change and is open to new ideas. I’m sure his appointment means an interesting phase for the Council is on the anvil.”

Ramesh Narayan added, “I’m humbled by this appointment. It fills me with immense happiness to be part of such an esteemed panel. There’s a lot to learn and grow, and I’m sure I’ll be able to add value to the Council. I look forward to reaching out to all stakeholders and getting their suggestions on how to make this the gold standard for awards.”

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