PETALING JAYA: Star Media Group’s post press section manager 2 R. Ravindran has passed away after suffering from a heart attack.He was 57.
Ravindran, who served the company for 37 years, started out as a member of the packing staff in 1982.
The company’s senior general manager for print Mohamed Hassan Mohamed Ali said that Ravindran, or Ravi as he was known to his colleagues, felt uneasy while having lunch with colleagues at the Star Media Hub in Shah Alam earlier yesterday.
“He was driven to hospital where doctors found a clogged artery and they immediately performed surgery on him.
“Unfortunately, he did not recover from the operation, ” he added.
Mohammed Hassan said Ravi was a dedicated staff member who was promoted many times in his career for his excellent job performance.
“He was someone who could be relied on to execute challenging projects and was well liked by his colleagues, ” he added.
Ravi leaves behind his wife K. Seetha, 55, and two sons Paarthiban and Venggadeshwaran, aged 33 and 29.
His remains will be cremated at the MBPJ Crematorium in Kampung Tunku here today.