Here's the statement issued by the agency.
Ramamurthy Iyer, 54, Partner, RK Swamy BBDO (Mumbai), is no more. He passed away on Tuesday, December 19, succumbing to a massive heart attack. He is survived by his wife and a son.
A client servicing professional for 30 years, Murthy (as he was popularly known) was with RK Swamy BBDO for the past 11 years. He handled accounts such as LIC, LIC Housing Finance (Limited), Hindustan Times and Raymond.
Clients and agency colleagues mourn the passing away of this committed and amiable advertising professional who made light work of the most stringent deadlines.