Obituary: Grey's Vinod Prabhakar is no more

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Advertising | August 26, 2012
Prabhakar succumbed to a cardiac arrest on Sunday morning. He worked with the agency for about 20 years and was witness to its transition from Trikaya Grey to Grey Group.

Vinod Prabhakar

One of the oldest hands at Grey, Vinod Prabhakar, chief financial officer of the agency, breathed his last today. He succumbed to a cardiac arrest in Mumbai today morning at the age of 45 years.

Prabhakar joined Grey about 20 years ago when it was still known as Trikaya Grey. Since then, the agency became his second home and he was witness to its transition from Trikaya Grey to Grey Group. He has played a crucial role in managing the agency both in good as well as bad times. He also led the agency's diversification and acquisitions.

A jovial, helpful and wonderful colleague, a doting father and a loving husband, Prabhakar will be missed by his innumerable friends and colleagues. He is survived by his wife Beena and his son Vineet.

Prabhakar's cremation will be held on August 27, between 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm. Those who wish to be present may get in touch with the family at Brindavan Building No. 2, Flat No. 2-C/310, Poonam Nagar, JVL Road, Andheri East, Mumbai. His family can be reached at the following numbers - 022-28227614 and 28239089.

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