He moves from Times Global Broadcasting where he headed Marketing & Sales for Times Now and ET Now. He takes over from Chintamani Rao who is moving into another role
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | March 28, 2012
Sandeep Sharma has joined RK Swamy Media Group as President to take over from Chintamani Rao, who is moving into another role in the company. Prior to this assignment, he was Senior Vice-President, Marketing & Sales, at Times Global Broadcasting, where he was part of the start-up team of Times Now, and subsequently ET Now.
In a career spanning 22 years, SandeepÂ has been in senior leadership roles in revenue, brand and key client relationship management across media, advertising and brand management.
Speaking about this change of leadership, Shekar Swamy, Group CEO of RK Swamy Hansa, said, âWe are delighted to have Sandeep lead this group. Our Media service has seen very good growth over the past year. It serves the needs of over 75 advertisers across the country, delivering tremendous results to them. Sandeepâs mandate is to build on the quality of the service, even as he helps the group to engage wider and deeper with leading advertisers.â
Sharmaâs predecessor Chintamani Rao said, âWe have done a lot in the last couple of years. RK Swamy Media Group is now poised to play the game at the next level, and I look forward to Sandeep leading that charge. I am pulling back just a bit to give myself time to some of the things I want to do.â
Commenting on his new assignment, Sharma said, âRK Swamy Media group has a great set of clients and a high quality team across offices. I am excited to build further on the excellent work done so far and aggressively grow the business while retaining our focus on best quality service and superior media solutions to our clients.â
RK Swamy Media Group comprises four units â Media Direction, Digital Direction, Hansa Media and Hansa Outdoor.