Srinivasan Swamy, also Chairman, R K Swamy Hansa group, has held leadership positions in many industry bodies at a national and global level.
The Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) at its General Body Meeting held on 1st. December 2021, elected Srinivasan Swamy as its Chairman for a term of four years. Swamy, who is well known as the Chairman of R K SWAMY HANSA group, has held leadership positions in many industry bodies at a national and global level.
Srinivasan Swamy has been known as the Chairman of R K SWAMY HANSA Group and has held leadership positions in many industry bodies at a national and global level, before joining AFAA. He has been Chairman and World President of the International Advertising Association (IAA), Chairman Confederation of Asian Advertising Agency Associations (CAAAA), President Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI), IAA India Chapter, Chairman Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI), President All India Management Association (AIMA), and more.
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On the new development, Swamy said, “This is a privilege not just for me but for the Indian marcom community at large. The AFAA not just hosts the prestigious AdAsia conference, but is also connected with AdStars, and runs the widely acclaimed FastTrack program where young professionals are trained and transformed in a three-day program. I look forward to making a meaningful contribution to the communications industry in Asia, as well as seeing how AFAA can work along with other global industry Associations and further the cause of professionalism.”
AFAA has appointed two Chairmen in the past from India – Gautam Rakshit and Pradeep Guha. Unfortunately, both of them passed away recently. AFAA is represented in India by the Advertising Council of India (ACI) whose members are The Advertising Club, Advertising Agencies Association of India, the India Chapter of International Advertising Association, Indian Broadcasting and Digital Association and the Indian Society of Advertisers.