Srinivasan Swamy took charge as chairman and world president of the International Advertising Association (IAA) for 2 years, at an event in Bucharest, Romania, recently. Srinivasan Swamy replaces Felix Tataru. He is the first Indian to hold the chairman and world president post of IAA
- In his new role, he will lead a team of 25 Executive Committee members from various countries. Also, India will host the 44thedition of ‘IAA World Congress’, in Cochin in 2019.
- He is the chairman of RK Swamy Hansa Group. He has received Global Champion award by the IAA and was inducted into the IAA India Chapter Hall of Fame in 2017.
- He is also Vice Chairman of Asian Federation of Advertising Associations. He had served in key positions in Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI), Advertising Standards Council of India and as board member of Audit Bureau of Circulations.
International Advertising Association (IAA) :
Established in 1938, the International Advertising Association is the only global association that represents all areas of the marketing and communications industry. Our membership is drawn from marketers, advertising, media, digital and public relations agencies, as well as media companies, research firms and educators.
For over eighty years the IAA has played a strong and supportive role in key industry issues such as freedom of commercial speech, self-regulation, responsible advertising, education and professional development. With its influence, vast network and grass roots operations the IAA is the natural platform for the many issues that confront today’s demanding and fast changing business environment.