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Srinivasan Swamy Honoured with Prestigious IAA Golden Compass Award

Utkarsh Classes Last Updated 09-03-2024
Srinivasan Swamy Honoured with Prestigious IAA Golden Compass Award Award and Honour 4 min read

Srinivasan Swamy received the ‘IAA Golden Compass Award’ from the International Advertising Association (IAA) in March 2024. Srinivasan Swamy holds the position of Chairman and Managing Director at RK Swamy Limited. He is also known as Sundar Swami.

  • This award is being given for the first time to an Indian industrial leader.

Honored at the 45th IAA World Congress:

  • Srinivasan Swamy has been awarded the IAA Godden Compass Award at the 45th IAA World Congress held in Penang, Malaysia.
  • Srinivasan Swamy was presented with the award by Penang Governor Tun Ahmad Fuzi Abdul Razak.

About the IAA Godden Compass Award:

  • The award honors stalwarts who have made significant contributions in the field of marketing, advertising and media industries.
  • To recognize his commitment to excellence in communications as well as his contribution to the worldwide advancement of the International Advertising Association.
  • The award recognizes outstanding contributions of individuals and organizations to the marketing communications landscape in six different categories. These six are as follows:
    • IAA champion award
    • IAA Young Leader Award
    • IAA Honorary Life Member
    • IAA Executive Director Award
    • IAA Chapter Excellence Award
    • IAA Golden Compass Award
  • The Golden Compass Awards honor outdoor industry leaders for their notable achievements in international advertising and marketing.

About the International Advertising Association (IAA):

  • Established: 1938
  • Headquarters: New York, USA.
  • It is the only global association representing all sectors of the marketing and marketing communications industry.

44th IAA World Congress organized:

  • The 44th IAA World Congress was hosted in Kochi, India, under the chairmanship of Srinivasan Swamy. The 44th IAA is considered the most successful in the history of the IAA due to its scale and caliber of speakers.

About Srinivasan Swami:

  • Srinivasan Swamy heads RK Swamy Limited. It is the only integrated marketing services company. RK Swamy Limited will be listed on the main stock exchanges of Indian Stock Exchanges in mid-March.
  • Sundar is a pioneer in steroids. His ability to set big goals and get things done in the face of adversity is inspiring. Sundar Swami's leadership style is inclusive.
  • Swami has been a veteran in the marketing services industry since October 1998. He joined the Executive Committee of the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) for the first time.
  • During his tenure at AAAI, he was the architect of an agreement signed with the then-Indian Broadcasting Foundation. This placed agency members and broadcaster members on an equal footing. He is the only person to serve AAAI for three consecutive years as President.


Answer: Srinivasan Swami

Answer: International Advertising Association (IAA).

Answer: Srinivasan Swamy was honoured with this award during the 45th IAA World Congress.

Answer: Penang, Malaysia

Answer: New York, USA.
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