Obituary: Advertising legend & WPP India head Ranjan Kapur passed away

Late Ranjan Kapur
Late Ranjan Kapur

Advertising world grieves the loss of its incredible leader- Ranjan Kapur, Chairman WPP India and former Managing Director Ogilvy India who breathed his last yesterday, 27th January, on the Saturday afternoon of a massive cardiac arrest. He was 75 years old at the time of his death. 

The advertising veteran- Ranjan's passing away is considered a huge loss to the industry. Considered a visionary and a leader, he had contributed to the greater causes in collaboration with the companies he has been associated with. Not only in advertising, his contributions also extend in the CSR activities of the groups he worked with. 

A passionate writer and painter, Ranjan Kapur was a living legend and his passing away marks an end to an era when the companies progressed under his guiding light.

As per the message extended by Ogilvy India in paying its condolences, it was expressed that the company has lost an outstanding champion and an incredible leader. His presence shall be missed but his teachings will always remain as the guiding light for the industry to grow in the right direction.

Industry observers also took to social media to express their condolences. 

His cremation will  be held today in Mumbai.

May his soul rest in peace!

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