Pakistan Advertisers Society (PAS) held its 22nd Annual General Body Meeting on Monday, 02, 2019 in Lahore.
The AGM was attended by all the major advertisers of Pakistan. The Executive Director of
PAS, Mr. Qamar Abbas, presented key initiatives of 2019 along with some of the important
industry issues. The agenda for 2020 was also proposed to the members. This was followed
by a presentation on the first Effie Awards Pakistan by Afsheen Rizavi, project head and
General Manager, PAS.
The AGM also marked the end of the two-year tenure of the current Council and the Office
Bearers. The elections for the new council were also part of the proceedings.
The newly elected Council comprises of 14 members.
Mr. Asiz Aziz, Chief Operating Officer, JAZZ was elected as the Chairman of the Society.
Dr. Zeelaf Munir, Managing Director and CEO, English Biscuit Manufacturers and Ms. Farheen Salman, Board Director Foods and Refreshments, Unilever Pakistan, were elected as Vice Chair and General Secretary of the Society respectively.
Other representative members of the newly elected Executive Council include Abbas Arslan-The Coca Cola Co., Faisal Rana-Nestle Pakistan, Farah Sayeed-TPL Corp., Hassaan Serwani-PEL, Humayun Farooq-Reckitt Benckiser, Khalid Farid-P&G, Sheikh Adil Hussain-Shan Foods, Salman Yousuf-Tapal Tea, Nauman Khan-Asian Consumer Care (Dabur), Syed Shahzad Shah- PTC and Syed Usman Qaiser-Jubilee Life Insurance.
The new council will start its term from the 1st of January 2020. The AGM was concluded on a high note with Margaret Mead quote that never doubts that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has!