Pakistan Advertisers Society (PAS) held its 20th Annual General Body Meeting on Friday, November 24, 2017 in Karachi. The AGM was attended by all the major advertisers of Pakistan. Some of the important industry issues were discussed and the agenda for 2018 was proposed to the members.

The AGM also marked the end of two year tenure of the current Council and the Office Bearers. The elections for the new council for the term 2018-19 were also part of the proceedings. The newly elected Council comprises of 14 members. Mr. Saqib Zia, Director Marketing, Procter & Gamble Pakistan was elected as the Chairman of the Society.

Mr. Asif Aziz, Chief Commercial Officer, JAZZ and Ms. Fariyha Subhani, Foods Director UPL, CEO & MD-UPEL, Unilever Pakistan, were elected as Vice Chairmen and Mr. Abbas Arsalan, Director Marketing, PAR, The Coca-Cola Company as General Secretary respectively.
Other representative members on the Executive Council include Dr. Zeelaf Munir-English Biscuit Manufactures, Fahad Ashraf-Reckitt Benckiser, Haseeb Ur Rahman-Engro Foods, Hassaan Serwani-PEL, Khawaja Zulfiqar Ansari-Tapal Tea, Nauman Khan-Asian Consumer Care (Dabur), M. Usama Qureshi-Hamdard Laboratories, Saad Nissar- TPL Insurance, Samra Maqbool-Nestle Pakistan and Syed Usman Qaiser-Jubilee Life Insurance.

The AGM was followed by Chairman’s Dinner that was hosted by Mr. Aly Mustansir the outgoing Chairman of the Society. It was attended by all the members of the Society, media, agency and other stakeholders from the industry.