Ramesh Lakshmi-Ratan, the Direct Marketing Association‘s EVP and COO, will resign effective September 18, DMNews has learned.
Lakshmi-Ratan’s departure was announced September 2 in a staff memo from John Greco, president and CEO of the trade organization. Greco’s office confirmed the move with DMNews.
Lakshmi-Ratan, who will join an unnamed DMA member company, was promoted to the COO post in June 2006. He previously served as SVP of membership and market development.