I Venkat takes over as chairman, MRUC

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media | October 16, 2015
I Venkat has been named as chairman, MRUC, taking over from CVL Srinivas.

I Venkat

CVL Srinivas

Shaswati Saradar

NP Sathyamurthy

The Media Research Users Council's (MRUC) recently concluded Annual General Meeting was witness to some key appointments. To begin with, the board of governors unanimously elected I Venkat, director, Ushodaya Enterprises, as the Council's chairman for a period of two years. He has taken over from CVL Srinivas, CEO, GroupM, South Asia. Also, Sanjay Tripathy, senior executive vice president at HDFC Life, has been appointed as the new vice chairman of MRUC; he will take over the mantle from Rohit Gupta of Multi Screen Media.

Meanwhile, Shaswati Saradar, CEO, MRUC, has decided to move on. Saradar has served the Council for nearly five years. She is being succeeded by Radhesh Uchil who, until recently, was general manager at Platinum Media.

NP Sathyamurthy, executive director, DDB Mudra Group, is the new chairman, technical committee, MRUC. He was earlier chairman, marketing committee. Sathyamurthy has taken over from Paritosh Joshi.

Nikhil Rangnekar, CEO, Spatial Access, is the new chairman, marketing committee, while Srinivas and Joshi will continue to mentor the Council.

MRUC is a registered not-for-profit body of members representing major advertisers, agencies, publishers and broadcasters/other media.

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