Nakul Chopra, chief executive officer, Publicis South Asia, was elected as the president of Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) for the year 2016-2017 at its recently held annual general body meeting.
Outgoing president, M G Parameswaran (Ambi), a full-time author and a brand consultant, will be an ex-officio member of the new AAAI executive committee.
The other members of the executive committee are, C V L Srinivas (Group M Media), Ganesh Baliga (Fifth Estate Communications), Kunal Lalani (Crayons Advertising), Pranav Premnarayen (Prem Associates Advertising and Marketing), Rana Barua (Contract Advertising), Srinivasan K Swamy (R K Swamy BBDO), T Gangadhar (Mediaedge:Cia India), and Vivek Srivastava (Innocean Worldwide Communication).
The Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) is the national organisation of advertising agencies, formed in 1945, to promote their industry interests so that they continue to make an essential and ever-increasing contribution to the nation. The AAAI, today, is truly representative, with a very large number of small, medium and large-sized agencies as its members, who together account for almost 80 per cent of the advertising business placed in the country.