ASPA elects governing body


The New Delhi-based Authentication Solution Providers' Association (ASPA) announced a newly elected Board of Members at its 17th Annual General Meeting last week.

Joining the board for two-year terms are; Umendra Kumar Gupta, CMD of Holostik India, Arun Agarwal, CEO of Kantas Track Pack India, Luv D. Shriram, Director, Shriram Veritech Solutions  Nakul Pasricha, President & CEO, Pharma Secure PAS India  and Deepak Gupta, Director, Shree Lamipack  

The newly elected Board held its first meeting later in the day, where the group elected Umendra K Gupta as President. In recognition of his ongoing efforts, experience to promote the Authentication industry in India, the board member has unanimously elected Umendra K. Gupta, CMD, Holostik India Ltd, as President of the ASPA consecutively in second time. He is the only Indian to receive the coveted "Brian Monaghan Award” for Business Innovation from International Hologram Manufacturers Association for his outstanding contribution to the development of the hologram industry.

Addressing the gathering, Gupta, said, “The Association has ongoing campaigns like Make Sure India & Brand Protection Awareness across India. This is a part of its effort to promote the importance of Authentication solutions against counterfeiting and we are committed to take it to next level in upcoming years. Today, nearly every industry such as Pharmaceuticals, FMCG, Automotive and others face the menace of dealing with counterfeiting. Our Government seems to be proactive on taking a holistic approach to consumer protection and public welfare.

ASPA as an industry body is aligned to support them in protecting brands and safeguarding consumer interest and our member companies are fully geared up to help industries meet this challenge," he added.


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