Mumbai: Pradeep Dwivedi, CEO- Eros India of Eros STX Global Corporation has been elected as the Vice President &Area Director for the International Advertising Association (IAA) APAC region. He is a senior media industry professional and is currently Hony. Treasurer and Director of IAA India chapter. An accomplished industry leader with an experience of over two decades in Advertising & Media Business, Telecom & Technology Enterprises, Banking & Financial services Institutions and Automotive sector, he currently also serves as Chairperson of the Entertainment, Media & Sports Committee at the IMC Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Managing Committee Member of The Advertising Club of India, Member of the CII National Committee on Media & Entertainment, as well as an Honorary Member of the IBG Chamber of Commerce.
He said, “I am humbled and honoured at the responsibility. I must thank Mr. Ramesh Narayan for a fruitful and productive tenure as my predecessor in leading IAA APAC wonderfully for the past two years as well as Mr. Srinivasan K Swamy, Chairman & World President, IAA Global for inspiring me to take on this mandate. The APAC region has amazing potential and I look forward to working with all the Chapter Presidents to take the ideals of the IAA forward and collectively ensure that IAA remains the harbinger and compass of marketing communications world-wide in a unique post-CoVid19 era, even as we navigate the challenges ahead of us. ”
IAA Chairman and World President Srinivasan Swamy said, “I am delighted to welcome Pradeep Dwivedi as our Area Director and Vice President for Asia Pacific. He has been an integral part of IAA India chapter for nearly a decade and has been leading many initiatives while building a world-wide network with his commitment to IAA. I wish him all the very best in taking on this leadership responsibility at IAA Global.”
IAA APAC region’s outgoing VP & Area Director, Ramesh Narayan said “I have always believed in advertising as a potent force for social good, and our actions in IAA APAC have been a testimony to that ethos. I am happy that Pradeep will carry the torch forward with sustained zeal and continue our sincere endeavour. Our best wishes are with him.”
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