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Times Network appoints Rasesh Gandhi as Cluster Sales Head – News

The News Ad Sales team will directly report to him and he will report to the Chief Sales Officer, Times Network

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | November 24, 2015

Rasesh-Gandhi Rasesh Gandhi

Times Network has appointed Rasesh Gandhi as the Cluster Sales Head – News (Times Now and  ET Now). Prior to joining Times Network he was VP – Sales at BCCL Response. In his new role, Gandhi will work closely with the leadership in a bid to ensure that the portfolio grows manifold. The News Ad Sales team will directly report to him and he will report to the Chief Sales Officer, Times Network.

MK Anand MK Anand

MD and CEO M K Anand, said, “His association of almost 2 decades with The Times Group and specifically Times Response gives him an extra edge, particularly at a time that Times Network has now established itself as a strong leader bringing top end audiences to advertisers. Gandhi’s experience in representing out prime print brands coupled with his tremendous understanding of sales will be crucial in our endeavour to right-price our news brands. It is a pleasure to welcome him on-board.”

Gandhi’s bond with The Times Group spans almost two decades in varied roles. Prior to joining Times Network, he was VP- Sales at BCCL Response where he helmed verticals such as Auto, FMCG and Real Estate. Gandhi was a part of the special task force and played an instrumental role during the launch of Zoom TV. In his career he has had short stints at Home TV, Radio City 91.1 FM & HCL- Hewlett Packard Ltd, where he first entered the professional arena.

Commenting on his new role, Gandhi said, “I am very pleased to be an integral part of the television division of India’s largest media house, The Times Group. Having worked with the network for such a large amount of time will definitely be a boon for me in understanding the network goals and driving strategies. I look forward in contributing to my fullest to my new role and having an extremely pleasurable working experience”

Gandhi has completed his Bachelor of Science from Mithibai College, Mumbai, and has successfully completed certified courses in Media, Leadership, Strategies and coaching from Mica, ISB & Wharton School.

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