Rahul replaces Suresh Balakrishna, who is currently serving his notice period; he joined the compact daily yesterday.
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | May 3, 2011
The search for Mail Today’s new COO to replace its outgoing COO Suresh Balakrishnan has come to an end with the appointment of Rahul Thappa. Rahul joined the compact daily yesterday as COO. He will report in to Ashish Bagga, CEO, India Today Group while recently appointed Business Head Manoj Sharma will report in to Rahul Thappa.
Rahul comes in here from Mindshare Malaysia where he was Managing Director. He also held the positions like Business Director for Entertainment, Sports and Partnerships at Mindshare Malaysia and Planning and Buying Director in Team Unilever.
Before joining Mindshare, Rahul had stints with Mudra Communications, MPG India, Ogilvy & Mather and Indian Express.