New Delhi: Madhukar Kamath,
chairman emeritus of the DDB Mudra Group and Mentor of Interbrand India, has
been unanimously elected as the chairman of Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC)
for the year 2019-20, at the 71st annual general meeting of the ABC, the audit
agency said in a statement.
Devendra V Darda from Lokmat Media Pvt Ltd was unanimously elected as the deputy chairman. Kamath has more than four decades of experience in advertising and marketing services.
He has spent over 25 years in erstwhile Mudra, now the DDB Mudra Group. Kamath has also been the president of the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI), chairman of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI), chairman of Mudra Foundation and the chairperson of the Governing Council of MICA. He has served as chairman of brand consultancy Interbrand and has led several industry bodies.
Other members of the ABC council are Shashidhar Sinha, Media Brands Pvt Ltd, Srinivasan K Swamy, R K Swamy BBDO Pvt Ltd, and Vikram Sakhuja, Madison Communications Pvt Ltd as treasurer.