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KV Sridhar quits Leo Burnett

His last day with the agency will be on May 4.

Putting an end to weeks of speculation, Leo Burnett India has finally announced the departure of KV Sridhar (Pops), the agency's chief creative officer, India subcontinent.

His last day with the agency will be on May 4.

Pops has been with the agency for 17 years. Overall, he has over 30 years of work experience in the advertising industry.

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