RMAI concludes 10th AGM; President Sanjay Kaul outlines plans for next year
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Business Events | August 10, 2015 | News
RMAI Rural Marketing Association of India Sanjay Kaul George Angelo Rajkumar Jha
The Rural Marketing Association of India (RMAI) conducted its 10th Annual General Meeting on 7th of August, 2015 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
The meeting started with George Angelo, Secretary and Director of Dabur India highlighting the initiatives taken by the newly elected committee that took over the responsibilities of RMAI last year. Succeeding him, Raj Kumar Jha, Vice President of the association and consultant Geometry Global presented the initiatives planned by the committee for next year.
Sanjay Kaul, President RMAI, took the opportunity to announce the Association's goals for the next year. He stated, “For the next year, RMAI team will be focusing on knowledge dissemination and will be working towards expanding its footprints. RMAI will also initiate a study series and CMO roundtables.”
In his farewell speech Pradeep Kashyap Past President RMAI congratulated the new team for taking RMAI initiatives to next level.
Concurrent to the Annual General Meeting, RMAI also launched the Flame Awards 2014 Case Study Compilation of 31 award winning cases. Commenting on this, Kaul said that these cases represent some of the best rural marketing practices and initiatives in the country. He also said RMAI will continue to disseminate knowledge generated through various activities with RMAI members and the industry at large.
The current committee of RMAI is headed by Sanjay Kaul, President, RMAI and CEO, Impact Communications, and includes Raj Kumar Jha, Vice President, RMAI and consultant Geometry Global; George Angelo, Secretary, RMAI and Executive Director, Dabur India and Dr. Anup Kalra, Treasurer, RMAI and Director - Ayurvet Ltd.
The Executive Committee members include Puneet Vidyarthi, General Manager and Head Rural, JCB India Ltd; Ranjit Kumar, DDG (Rural Business), India Post, Govt of India; Biswabaran Chakrabarty, General Manager, Crompton Greaves; S N Burman, VP, Maruti Suzuki India; Siddhartha Chaturvedi, CEO, Event Crafter; Nikhil Sharma, Partner, MART and Sandip Bansal, Chief Client & Field Officer, Group M Dialogue Factory.
Himanshu Shah Chief Mentor, SOI Live Marketing; Khurram Askari, Director Insight Outreach and Sanjay Panigrahi, ex-CEO Sahaj e-village are responsible to lead West, South and East zones respectively. Two new additions to the RMAI committee have been made this year with the induction of Sanjay Panigrahi and Sandip Bansal.
RMAI team will be focusing on knowledge dissemination, working towards expanding its footprints and also initiate a study series and CMO roundtables.