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Lance de Masi elected IAA chapter president

The board of the International Advertising Association (IAA) UAE Chapter has elected Dr Lance de Masi, president of American University in Dubai and present vice-president, as president, and Nassib Boueri, managing director of Wunderman, as vice-president.

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 00:15 May 21, 2008
  • Gulf News

Dubai: The board of the International Advertising Association (IAA) UAE Chapter has elected Dr Lance de Masi, president of American University in Dubai and present vice-president, as president, and Nassib Boueri, managing director of Wunderman, as vice-president.

Dr de Masi replaces Sami Raffoul, who during an electoral process conducted among IAA executives at the recent IAA World Congress in Washington DC was elected IAA vice-president and area director, Middle East & Africa.

The current board has introduced a number of landmark initiatives within the global organisation headquartered in New York, including a news-based website, support of the regional Lynx advertising awards and an annual programme of educational events.

The revised board will continue to serve until November when its term comes to an end and elections are planned for the 2008-10 term.

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