Srinivasan Swamy honoured at international advertising festival held in Korea
Indian advertising veteran and Chairman of R K Swamy Hansa Group, Srinivasan K Swamy was recognized with Korea’s highest honour for his indispensable contribution to the field of advertising at the 12th edition of Ad Stars held in Busan in South Korea.
Ad Stars, which was held this year from August 22 to 24, is considered one of the largest advertising festivals which receives over 20,000 creative entries from around 60 countries.
Swamy is the Chairman and Managing Director of R K Swamy BBDO, a well-known advertising agency in India.
Swamy is currently the chairman and world president of International Advertising Association (IAA). He is the first Indian to hold this post in the 80-year-old history of the institution that has presence in 76 countries.
A doyen of the advertising industry, he is currently the vice chairman of Asian Federation of Advertising Associations. Prior to this, he was the chairman of the Confederation of Asian Advertising Agency Associations and had held eminent posts at the Advertising Agencies Association of India, the Advertising Standards Council of India and the India Chapter of IAA.