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Ad Guru Ram Ray breathes his Last, leaves behind an unmatched creative legacy

Kolkata, Nov 12 (UNI) Ad Guru Ram Ray, one of the most prominent figure in
the history of Indian Advertising world, breathed his last, here on Tuesday after
prolonged illness.
He was 77
He leaves behind his wife, daughter, family members and numerous ardent
admirers.
Ray, the Founder & Chairman of Response India Private Limited, had a vast
and an enriching experience in the world of advertising.
An avid reader, he also updated himself with the latest technological advances.
He had worked with over 300 diverse clients and numerous Marcom and design
professionals both in India and USA and has been a mentor and a guiding force
to very many individuals.
A graduate from Presidency College, Ray had spent over 56 years in Marketing
and Advertising, of which 20 years were at JWT/HTA India and JWT USA and 6
years at Bates.
He headed HTA Madras, Bangalore & Calcutta. He was also the Member,
Operating Board, HTA. He worked as the Senior Vice President, JWT USA and
Head of JWT San Francisco.
Ray was the only non-American to serve on the Board of JWT USA, assessed
13 western states markets to help plan JWT USA’s growth and blueprinted JWT
USA’s startup operation in Dallas.
Further, during his stint with JWT he started JWT in Colombo and JWT affiliates’
network in West Asia.
Has been running Response Group since founding it in 1985. He was concurrently
the CEO of Clarion, now Bates, from 1992-98. Under his leadership Response
became one of the leading advertising agencies of the country having a diversified
client portfolio.
Ray was passionate about the city of Kolkata, cinema, photography, graphics,
typography, literature, and the Web. And, of course, the Bengali language. He was
a connoisseur of food. He also compiled biographies of 100 eminent Bengalis.
He was conferred the Hall of Fame at Srijon Samman, Hall of Fame, Advertising
Club Calcutta & the Lifetime Achievement Award, Bengal Chamber.
UNI BM
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