The Advertising Club elects Rana Barua as president

The Advertising Club elects Rana Barua as president

Partha Sinha will serve as immediate past president on managing committee for the ensuing year.

Partha Sinha

Mumbai: The advertising, marketing and media industry’s apex body – The Advertising Club has announced the managing committee for the current fiscal, i.e., F.Y. 2023-2024, at its 69th Annual General Meeting. Havas India Group CEO Rana Barua has been elected to lead the body.

Partha Sinha will continue as a member of the managing committee as the immediate past president for the ensuing year.

Speaking about the appointment, The Advertising Club president Rana Barua said, “It’s an honour to serve as the President at The Ad Club, a nearly 70-year-old venerable institution, whose legacy is deeply rooted in its unwavering commitment to excellence and is a beacon of inspiration for our industry. Our mission extends beyond accolades; it's about actively shaping belonging and how we engage and influence the larger fraternity and the newer generation. Our new management team, a mosaic of diverse leaders across sectors, embark on a journey of limitless possibilities and opportunities. Together, we commit meaningful initiatives that will enable us to attract fresh talent into the industry, championing women empowerment, nurturing future leaders, advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, and fostering progressive alliances and conversations."

The below members were elected unopposed. The Office Bearers of The Advertising Club for 2023-2024 are –

  •    Rana Barua – president
  •    Dheeraj Sinha – vice president
  •    Dr Bhaskar Das – secretary
  •    Shashi Sinha – jt. secretary
  •    Mitrajit Bhattacharya - treasurer

Managing Committee Members include the below industry leaders who will play a decisive role in driving synergies and ensuring the success of all The Advertising Club initiatives:

  •    Avinash Kaul
  •    Malcolm Raphael
  •    Prasanth Kumar
  •    Punitha Arumugam
  •    Shubhranshu Singh
  •    Sonia Huria
  •    Subramanyeswar Samayam

In addition, given below is the list of co-opted industry professionals:

  •    Ajay Kakar
  •    Pradeep Dwivedi
  •    Vikram Sakhuja

The below list of leaders are special invitees and bring immense value to The Advertising Club through their expertise and deep understanding of the respective industry segments:

  •    Ajay Chandwani
  •    Alok Lall
  •    Anusha Shetty
  •    Lulu Raghavan
  •    Mansha Tandon
  •    Nisha Narayanan
  •    Raj Nayak
  •    Satyanarayan Raghavan
  •    Vikas Khanchandani