Ashish Bhasin is new MRUC Chairman; Pratap Pawar elected VC
Ashish Bhasin, Chairman & CEO, South Asia, Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN), has been elected as the new Chairman of Media Research Users Council (MRUC). Pratap Pawar, Group Chairman, Sakal Media, has been elected as Vice-Chairman. The new executive body for 2017-18 was elected at the MRUC meeting held on Wednesday, September 13, 2017.
Bhasin, who has been on the Board of Governors of the MRUC, takes over from I Venkat, Director, Eenadu, who had a tenure of two years as the MRUC Chairman. Bhasin, a globally recognised media veteran, has been part of the Media, Advertising & Marketing community – especially representing India and the Asia Pacific market – for the past 27 years.
Pratap Pawar takes over from Sanjay Tripathy, Senior Executive Vice President at HDFC Life, who is the outgoing Vice Chairman. Pawar has worked on the Board of Directors of the MRUC as the representative of publishers.