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New Chairman for Advertising Standards Authority

Tuesday 25 March 2008

New Chairman for Advertising Standards Authority

The new Chairman of the Advertising Standards Authority is Lincoln Gould, Chief Executive of the Newspaper Publishers’ Association (NPA). Mr Gould has been a member of the Authority since 2001, and was appointed Deputy Chairman in 2007.

The ASA has elected Rick Osborne, the Chief Executive of the Communications Agencies Association of New Zealand (CAANZ) as Deputy Chairman.
The Advertising Standards Authority is the self-regulatory body responsible for advertising standards in New Zealand across all media. It also administers the Advertising Standards Complaints Board, which provides a free complaints service for the public to complain about advertising.

The following organisations are members of the ASA.
Association of New Zealand Advertisers, Communication Agencies Association of New Zealand, Interactive Advertising Bureau of New Zealand, Letterbox Media Association, Magazine Publishers' Association (Inc), Newspaper Publishers' Association of New Zealand (Inc), New Zealand Cinema Advertising Council, New Zealand Community Newspapers Association, New Zealand Marketing Association (Inc), New Zealand Post, New Zealand Television Broadcasters’ Council, Outdoor Advertising Association of New Zealand, Pay TV Group and Radio Broadcasters’ Association (Inc)

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