Vikram Sakhuja to chair EFFIE 2016; Mitrajit Bhattacharya will be co-chair

MUMBAI: The Advertising Club has appointed Madison World groyup CEO Vikram Sakhuja as president of EFFIES 2016. Chitralekha Group president and publisher Mitrajit Bhattacharya will be the co-chair of EFFIES 2016.

Speaking of Sakhuja's appointment, The Advertising Club president Raj Nayak said, “EFFIES has emerged as a coveted industry award that lauds campaigns and individuals delivering landmark brand solutions. Vikram has been an essential part of EFFIES 2015 and was instrumental in ensuring the awards success last year. I am delighted that Vikram will be at the helm of the prestigious awards this year too. I am confident that under his leadership the awards will gain further in repute, stature and scale. Wishing all the best to Vikram and the team.”

Speaking about his new role Sakhuja said “It is a privilege to be chairing the EFFIES. It remains the one award that Agencies and client covet equally since it celebrates effectiveness. This year the EFFIES will be held in December, a little earlier than last year to ensure that Christmas and New Year is not spent working on entries. We look forward to again welcoming great work from all quarters.”

EFFIES 2016 will continue to celebrate successful campaigns that drive the Media and Advertising industry towards now echelons of growth and scale.

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