Rural Marketing Association of India announces new leadership
By M4G Bureau - May 04, 2021
Biswabaran Chakrabarti was re-elected as the President of RMAI for the third consecutive term, as announced at the 16th Annual General Meeting of RMAI held virtually on May 1st, 2021 .
The Rural Marketing Association of India (RMAI) conducted its 16th Annual General Meeting on 1 st May 2021 virtually, wherein the results of the General Body Election were announced.
Biswabaran Chakrabarti was re-elected as the President of RMAI for the third consecutive term. He said, “I thank our members for finding me suitable for this position. I thank the leadership team and all members for keeping the association active digitally during these trying times. Way forward, my core objective will be to strengthen and focus on our role as a knowledge platform for the rural fraternity and add value to the way of working of the many business sectors, working in, and working for the rural domain of our country.”
The newly elected committee of RMAI, headed by Biswabaran Chakrabarti as President, shall include Anup Kalra from Ayurvet Ltd as Vice President; Sandip Bansal from Dialogue Factory (GroupM Media) as Treasurer; and advertising veteran and director of Rural Campus Rajkumar Jha as the General Secretary.
The new elected executive committee includes Nidhi Singh, CEO, Impact Communications; Heena Mistry, Director, SOI Live Marketing & Events; Kadambari Lokhande, COO, Rural Relations; Venkatram Vasantavada, MD and CEO, SeedWorks International; Hitendra Joshi, AVP, Hyperspace Rural (Dentsu International); Amit Rangra, EBD & VP, Wunderman Thompson; Khurram Askari, MD, Insight Outreach Pvt Ltd; Sunny Vohra, CEO, Anugrah Madison; Varun Agarwal, Head – Business Platforms, Tata Steel Ltd; Kiran Zende, Director, Yadnya Brandscapes Pvt. Ltd; Deepak Mittal, CEO, Mittal & Associates; Dr. D. Ravinath, Professor, Vignana Jyothi Institute of Management; Mohd. Rafi Qureshi, MD, Zeeco Media; Taranbir Singh Sahni, Partner, White Horse Event Management and Rahul Nayyar, Executive Director, R S Infomedia and Films.
The President nominated and welcomed following members to the National Advisory Council of RMAI. This council includes Sanjay Kaul, Chairman, Impact Group of Companies as Chairperson; Sanjay Panigrahi, Former Chief Customer Officer, Pidilite Industries; Pradeep Lokhande, Founder, Rural Relations; Puneet Vidyarthi, Head Product Marketing (CE Business), CNH Industrial; & Prof. Anirban Chaudhuri, Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon.