Chennai : The prestigious Distinguished Service Award 2016 of Advertising Club Madras was awarded to Srinivasan K Swamy, Chairman & Managing Director, R K Swamy BBDO Advertising Pvt. Ltd. for his excellence and leadership in the service he rendered to the Indian advertising Industry.
Mr. Murali, Co chairman of The Hindu, who was also an earlier recipient of this award, presented the award to Mr Srinivasan K Swamy. The award ceremony was organised by Advertising Club Madras on , Thursday 3rd March 2016 at Hotel Taj Club house at Chennai and the event saw the participation of veterans of the Advertising industry.
Mr Jagannath, Past President of the Ad Club Madras called the attention of the audience followed by the President Mr K R Skandaraaj delivered the Welcome Speech. Mr R V Rajan, Past President of Ad Club & Rural Mktg. Assn. gave the introductory remarks of the recipient Mr S.K.Swamy, followed by an AV presentation of the man of the day.
The following are Few lines from the felicitations made by the veterans:
Mr. Rajan : Apart from the professional arena Mr. Srinivasan K Swamy commits himself towards helping friends & voluntary organisations
Mr. Murali, Co Chairman The Hindu appreciated his work efficiency and drawn the parallel lines between father Sr. RK swamy & son SK Swamy for their determination towards the growth of the industry than the growth of their own Agency. Mr Murali revealed the secret behind Mr. Swamy’s success viz., his energy , passion, expert in implementing and detailing
Mr. Ramesh Narayanan, Past President of AAAI quoted him as the president on steroids . Sharing his experience in association with says his ’’ never say die ‘’ attitude has brought all these laurels across the globe
Mr Lakshmi Narayanan, Vice chairman , Cognizant shared his client relationship which he calls the joyous & laughter of Mr swamy brings in energy for the team.
Mr DK Srinivasan of The Hindu Mission Hospital claims that Mr.Swamy is the person behind making this Hospital a reputed one by his idea of drafting letter to the donors .
Mr. P.Subramanian, Mr.Karthic & Mr.Kalidas, Past Presidents of Adclub handed over the bouquet & The memento to the felicitators.
Mr. Praveen of Anada Vikatan read the citation.
Finally, Mr. Srinivasan K Swamy delivered the acceptance speech and thanked Advertising Club Madras in conferring this prestigious Award on him and also claimed that though he has received number of awards, this will be a special one since his leadership started from this club
Vote of Thanks was proposed by Mr. P Siva Prasad , Vice President of ad Club Madras.