The new members who won the elections for the vacant seats of Category 1 were Sanjay Khurana from Global Resources and Tanya Bhatia from Dymak India. For the seat in Category 2, Sanjeev Jain from TQM Buying who had been so far the Nominated GB Member since a year won the elections. For the vacant seat in the Institutional Category, Om Prakash Prahladka from HCSSC won the election unopposed, BAA general secretary Anchal Kansal said in a statement.
In a follow-up governing body meeting of the newly formed body, the new office bearers were decided. Having led the BAA strongly since its formation, first as the general secretary and then as chairperson, Christine E Rai, has been promoted to the position of patron-in-chief unanimously by the board.
The BAA team will now be led by Vishal Dhingra from Specialty Merchandising, who is nominated as the new chairman of the association. Sumit Chabbra of Creative Concepts continues his second term as a vice chairman. The board nominated Manoj Rana of RMS Associates and Michael Vinod of Made In India Sourcing as the other two vice chairmen.
Anchal Kansal of Indsource International continues her responsibilities as the general secretary of the organisation for a second term. Newly elected Tanya Bhatia of Dymak India took up the responsibility as joint secretary and Sanjay Khurana from Global Resources took up charge of being BAA’s newly appointed treasurer.
The other members of the BAA governing body continuing their terms are Nitin Mohan of Triburg, Sanjeev Jain of TQM Buying, Deepak Joshi of MLine, Vishaal Sinha of Hermes Infraconsult. Export Promotion Council for Handicrafts (EPCH) represented by Rakesh Kumar and Handicrafts & Carpet Sector Skill Council represented by Om Prakash Prahladka are Institutional Members who will be bringing to the governing body their years of knowledge and experience in the industry and shall continue to guide the association in its endeavours.
During the same meeting, it was unanimously decided to nominate Mandira Malik of Something Else as the nominated member for the vacant seat of the FM category and also to invite Rohini Suri as a special invitee back on the board for their immense contribution to BAA in the last term.
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