He replaces Sujoy Ghosh who has put in his papers
Best Media Info Bureau | Delhi | August 31, 2012
Joy Chakraborthy, who recently quit as CEO of TV Today Network, is joining Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd as Director – Response. He is replacing Sujoy Ghosh, who has put in his papers as Director – Response. The position is Mumbai based.
He will report to Arunabh Das Sharma, President, who heads the overall Response function of the company.
Currently, BCCL’s Response function has five Directors – three based in Mumbai and two in Delhi.
This will be Chakraborthy’s second stint with The Times group. According to the official announcement, he will be responsible for BFSI, Media & Entertainment, Travel & Tourism, Auto, Consumer Durables and IT verticals. In addition, Metro Branch Heads will also report to him.
He started his career with BCCL as a Sales Executive. Thereafter, he worked with Star India and was responsible for as sales for most of their channels. Subsequently, he joined Zee Entertainment and his last assignment at Zee was as Executive Director Revenue and Niche Channels and DNA. From there he moved to TV Today Network as CEO.
Chakraborthy plays an active role industry bodies, namely, Advertising Standards Council of India (AAAI), News Broadcasters Association (NBA) and Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF).