He replaces Harris Thajeb of PPP I(Advertising Agencies Association of Indonesia) who has completed his two-year term

exchange4media Staff 28-April-2016

FCB Ulka has also announced an alliance with Marketing Unplugged, a consulting firm started by Srivastava

exchange4media Staff 26-March-2015

Effective 4.30 pm (IST) on March 10, 2014, global network Draftfcb has adopted the FCB name. The India operation is now called FCBUlka Advertising. Along with the name change, a new logo has also been unveiled

exchange4media Staff 11-March-2014

Arvind Sharma takes over from Nagesh Alai, who will be the ex-officio member of the new AAAI Executive Committee. MG Parameswaran is the new Vice-President of AAAI

exchange4media Staff 01-August-2012

Brand preference can only be created by sustained advertising. Nagesh Alai, CFO, Asia Pacific & Africa, DraftFCB lists the seven powerful elements to create and sustain a campaign.

Nagesh Alai 29-November-2011

Spikes Asia 2011 saw industry leaders pose some relevant questions that challenge the growth and way forward of the global communications industry. The conversations ranged from cautious optimism and the acceleration of change to how to handle that change.

Noor Fathima Warsia 21-September-2011

Nagesh Alai, Executive Director, Interface Communications, has been re-elected President of AAAI for the year 2011-12. Arvind Sharma, Chairman & CEO - India Sub-Continent, Leo Burnett, has been elected Vice-President of the Association.

exchange4media Staff 01-August-2011

Nagesh Alai, President, AAAI and Bhaskar Das, President, Ad Club Bombay, speak to e4m on the decision of the two bodies to continue with the Abby Awards at GoaFest.

Noor Fathima Warsia 27-January-2011

The Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) and the Ad Club Bombay have resolved the issues brewing on Abby awards and the controversies surrounding it. The Abby awards continue to take place at GoaFest. The two bodies have created an Awards Governing Council. Shashi Sinha (CEO, Lodestar UM India) would be the Chairman of this Council.

Noor Fathima Warsia 26-January-2011

In conversation with exchange4media, AAAI President Nagesh Alai speaks on agencies paying for research and AAAI being an active constituent of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC).

Fatema Rajkotwala 13-January-2011

Preparations for GoaFest 2011 have begun. Leading the festival this time is Lintas Media Group’s Chairperson and Vice President, Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI), Lynn de Souza. The event is planned for April 7, 8 and 9, 2011. The Industry Conclave will take place on April 7, 2011, followed by two days of GoaFest. It is understood that the venue this year would be South Goa.

Noor Fathima Warsia 21-December-2010

The Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) completed its annual general meeting on July 30, 2010, and with it, the hotly contested AAAI President’s elections. For the AAAI, the election process itself was full of action, punctuated with heated discussions. But those who thought that all ended with the election, think again. Sandeep Goyal is not giving up yet. Goyal has been advised legal action against AAAI for “rigging of the elections”.

Noor Fathima Warsia 02-August-2010