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Kelecho Nwosu is New President of Nigeria's Advertising Agencies' Association.

The 41st annual general meeting of the Association of Advertising Agencies of Nigeria (AAAN) has produced a new president for the association in the person of Kelechi Nwosu, managing director of TBWA Nigeria. Nwosu who contested against the managing director of Noah’s Ark, Lanre Adisa has promised to consolidate on the achievements of the body, push APCON reforms and deepen the association’s relationship with government.

Prior to the election, the AGM commenced with an international political advertyising seminar with the theme: Political advertising, perception building and voters’ education. The key note lecture was delivered by Bill Clinton’s political adviser, Craig Smith. The well attended seminar has the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) chairman, Attahiru Jega and other prominent Nigerians such as former Zenith Bank Chairman, Sir Steve Omojafor in attendance.

With the determination to build the creative industry and attract government trust, Nwosu said if anybody wants to build reputation, get value he or she has to show some skills and prove that he has some capability. “This will open doors. We need more business coming to us and one of the strong things my administration has promised to do and I hope to accomplish it is to embark on a strong campaign for the government on pro bono”.

Managing director of Harmonee Concepts Limited, Kayode Oluwasona was also elected as the Vice President following a contest for the seat with Celey Okogun of Novelpotta Y&R.

14 July, 2014.

 

 

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