Arvind Kumar, Executive Director, The Advertising Club Bangalore, passed away today in Bengaluru.
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The Ad Club committee members as well as the Industry at large is in a state of shock and disbelief over his sudden demise.
A media industry stalwart, Kumar had over 40 years of work experience in organisations like Eenadu, The Times of India Group, UB Group and Zee Television in various senior management positions. Kumar will be remembered for his passion to bring the advertising fraternity together.
He was instrumental in driving Ad Club Bangalore’s integrated initiatives with all the leading Ad Clubs of the country from Ad Club Mumbai to the Ad Clubs of South India, and in working together with industry experts & bodies for the benefit of the advertising and marketing fraternity.
He has been the pillar of The Advertising Club Bangalore and part of the Managing Committee since 1985. He has served as the Secretary, Vice President as well as President of the Club for 3 terms.
He was Currently associated with the The Ad Club Bangalore as its Executive Director overseeing all the activities of the Club, continuously exploring new programs, initiatives and ways in which to create a world class platform.
He will be remembered, not only for his great humour & child-like curiosity, serving the advertising community of Bangalore selflessly for decades, but also as a hugely respected and outstanding human being, who everyone loved and is devasted to see leave.
His wife, a retired Banker and two daughters who are settled in abroad survive him.