The Advertising Club Bangalore expresses grief as the industry mourns the sudden demise of advertising veteran Arvind Kumar.
Media stalwart Arvind Kumar passed away in Bengaluru today. He was the Executive Director of The Advertising Club, Bangalore. The Ad Club committee members, as well as the industry at large, have expressed their grief on his sudden demise.
Arvind had worked with organisations such as Eenadu, The The Times of India Group, UB Group and Zee Television in his career that spanned over four decades. He had been a part of the club’s managing committee since 1985 and had served as the Secretary, Vice President as well as President of the Club for three terms.
“Arvind 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,” The Advertising Club Bangalore said in a statement.
The statement further reads, “He will be remembered, not only for his great humour and 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.