ITC's Kurush Grant is new chairman of ISA

MUMBAI: ITC Limited executive director Kurush Grant has been elected as the chairman of the Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA) at a meeting held on 11 September.

ISA is the only national body of advertisers and its members from across industries contribute to over two-thirds of India‘s national non-governmental advertisement spends.

The other office bearers of ISA are Bharat Bambawale (Bharti Airtel) is vice-chairman-north, N. Srikumar (IOCL) is vice chairman-west, Ajoy Chawla (Titan Industries) is vice chairman-south, Paulomi Dhawan (Landmarc Leisure) is honorary treasurer and Hemant Bakshi (HUL) is chairman of the media committee.

The other members of the executive council are -- Bharat V. Patel (Yes Bank), Rajiv Dube (Aditya Birla), Narendra Ambwani (Agro Tech Foods), Chandramouli Venkatesan, (Cadbury India), Sameer Satpathy (Marico Limited), Chandrasekar Radhakrishnan (Nestle India), R. Ramakrishnan (Polycab Wires), Brahm Vasudeva (Hawkins Cookers), Kainaz Gazder (Procter & Gamble Hygiene and Health Care), J. C. Chopra (Infogain India), Harish Bhat (Tata Global Beverages) and Anil Chugh (Wipro - Consumer Care and Lighting Division).

Grant said he looked forward to next year being more interesting. He hoped the formation of BARC (Broadcast Audience Research Council) and other initiatives would be taken forward as appropriate and saw continuous opportunities for working together in the executive council and with ISA members.

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