Meet new team of Buying Agents Association
Buying Agents Association (BAA) recently held its first democratic elections. In a statement, BAA informed about the Governing body of 15 members in its 1st AGM. Leading the team of Buying Agents, Christine E. Rai was nominated as the Chairperson of the Governing Body. Lokesh Parashar of ADK India LLC, Sumit Chabbra of Creative Concepts and Vishal Dhingra of Speciality Merchandising were nominated as the Vice-Chairmen. Anchal Kansal of Indsource International was nominated as General Secretary along with Ajay Abrol of UA Consultants as the Joint Secretary. Financial matters of BAA will be taken care of by Vishaal Naraiin Sinha of Hermes India Infraconsult.
The other members of the BAA Governing Body include: Mandira Malik of Something Else, Nitin Mohan of Triburg, Manoj Rana of RMS Associates, Michael
Vinod of Made In India Sourcing, Pushkar Chitravanshi of The Sun Corporation and Deepak Joshi of MLine. India Exposition Mart Limited (IEML) represented by Rakesh Kumar (first Chairman of BAA) 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. The BAA was formally constituted in 2016 to fulfil the needs of the industry for a platform that could not only address issues of both buyers and suppliers, but also become an organization to improve the overall working standards of the industry as a whole.
BAA’s vision is to actively support the growth of the export industry in
India by consistent efforts nationally and internationally, and also to create a positive working environment for the international buyer.
Sitting (From Left) – Sumit Chhabra, Lokesh Parashar, Pushkar Chitravanshi, Manoj Rana, Michael Vinod Standing (From Left) – Om Parkash Prahladka, Christine E. Rai, Ruma Malik, Vishal Dhingra, Anchal Kansal, Vishaal Naraiin Sinha, Deepak Joshi