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MRUCI elects Shailesh Gupta as Chairman and Shashank Srivastava as Vice Chairman

Shailesh Gupta is Director at Jagran Prakashan and Shashank Srivastava works as Senior Executive Director – Sales & Marketing, Maruti Suzuki India.

Media Research Users Council India (MRUCI) held its 29th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Tuesday, September 26, 2023. Shailesh Gupta, wholetime director, Jagran Prakashan and Shashank Srivastava, senior executive director – sales & marketing, Maruti Suzuki India, have been unanimously elected as MRUCI’s Chairman and vice chairman, respectively. The announcement was made at MRUCI’s Board meeting which was held shortly after its AGM.

Shailesh Gupta takes over the mantle from Shashidhar Sinha, CEO- India, Mediabrands, who served as MRUCI’s chairman for two consecutive terms i.e. from 2021-2022 and 2022-2023. While handing over the mantle, Sinha stated, “I am happy that IRS is being revived after a gap because of Covid”.

Shailesh Gupta in his vote of thanks stated, “I’d like to thank Shashi Sinha for leading MRUCI and taking several strides forward in reviving the IRS. It will be my endeavour to help create a robust 3rdparty research that helps all constituents and collectively takes the industry forward.”

Two new members have also been appointed to the Board of Governors, viz:

  • Rajeev Beotra, Executive Director, HT Media

  • Anupriya Acharya, CEO, South Asia, Publicis Groupe

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