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Company Overview of Advertising Standards Council of India

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Key Executives for Advertising Standards Council of India

Chief Administrative Officer
Honorary Treasurer and Member of The Board of Governors
Age: 56
Secretary General
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Advertising Standards Council of India Key Developments

The Advertising Standards Council of India Appoints Narendra Ambwani as New Chairman and Benoy Roychowdhury as Vice-Chairman

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) elected Narendra Ambwani as chairman in a board meeting held on September 11, 2014. Ambwani is director at Agro Tech Foods Ltd. As a member of ASCI's board of governors for seven years, Ambwani has provided active support to self-regulation in the advertising sector. Benoy Roychowdhury, executive director of HT Media Ltd, was elected vice-chairman and Shashidhar Sinha, chief executive of IPG Mediabrands, was appointed honorary treasurer.

Advertising Standards Council of India Announces Executive Changes

Advertising Standards Council of India announced that Alan Collaco, ASCI's Secretary General will be retiring from the organization effective from May 30, 2014. He will remain with ASCI through May 2014 to ensure a smooth and successful transition for his successor Ms. Shweta Purandare, currently Chief Operations Officer of ASCI. Shweta will assume the role of Secretary General as of June 01, 2014. She has been actively associated with ASCI as the Chief Operations Officer since past one year. In her new role, she will continue to handle Consumer Complaints process. In addition, Shweta will be leading Marketing, Public Relations and Social Media initiatives for the ASCI. Ashutosh Geedh joined ASCI in the newly created post of Chief Administrative Officer on May 5th, 2014. His experience spans over 19 years in such companies as Patni Computers, LIC, Securex Capital Advisors and Towering Heights Telecommunications. He will broadly be responsible for Administration, Finance & Accounts, HR, Legal, I.T. and internal & external Communication. He will report to the Secretary General.

Advertising Standards Council of India Appoints Partha Rakshit as New Chairman and Narendra Ambwani as Vice-Chairman

Partha Rakshit (proprietor, Partha Rakshit Associates), has been unanimously elected as the chairman of the Board of The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI). As a member of the Board of Governors for eight years, Rakshit has provided active support to the Self-Regulation in Advertising movement. Narendra Ambwani (director, Agro Tech Foods) has been elected vice-chairman, while Shashidhar Sinha (CEO, IPG Mediabrands India) has been appointed the honorary treasurer. The other members of the new Board of Governors are Hemant Bakshi (Hindustan Unilever), Shantanu Khosla (Procter & Gamble Hygiene & Health Care), Jayant Singh (Glaxo SmithKline Consumer Healthcare), Rajan Anandan (Google India), Sunil Lulla (Times Television Network), Benoy Roychowdhury (HT Media), I Venkat (Eenadu), Subhash Kamath (BBH Comms India), Arvind Sharma (Leo Burnett), Srinivasan Swamy (R K Swamy BBDO), Dilip Cherian (Perfect Relations), S K Palekar (S P Jain Institute of Management) and Abanti Sankaranarayanan (CIABC).

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