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Varun Kohli elevated as CEO, India News

Kohli will report to Sanjay Dua, CEO, NewsX and Group CRO, iTV Network. Previously, he was COO and Revenue Head at India News

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | November 3, 2015

Varun Kohli Varun Kohli

iTV Network  has elevated Varun Kohli as CEO, India News, the national Hindi news channel of the network. Previously, he was COO and Revenue Head of India News.

With experience spanning over 21 years, Kohli is a sales specialist credited with creating sustainable business development and management strategies, that have increased top and bottom lines and enhanced efficiency in organisations.

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Kartikeya Sharma, Managing Director, iTV Network, said, “We are delighted to elevate Kohli as CEO of India News. This elevation is in line with our commitment to growth. His skills and wide experience will help India News reach the next level of growth.”

Sanjay Dua Sanjay Dua

Kohli will report to Sanjay Dua, CEO, NewsX and Group CRO, iTV Network. Dua said, “Over the course of time, Kohli has played a more central role in the leadership of the company and with his elevation to CEO, India News, he will take on an even wider role. His strong track record of delivering growth and understanding of industry will help in our continued success, moving forward.”

“I’m humbled by the new role. iTV network is a young and dynamic organization which has witnessed tremendous growth in the recent years and I am privileged to be a part of this journey. My focus will be to lead India News to the next level of growth and tap newer opportunities in the ever expanding Hindi news space,” said Kohli.

Prior to joining ITV network, Kohli was Head of Sales at IBN7. His career includes leadership stints at Amar Ujala, Bennett, Coleman & Company Ltd, Deccan Chronicle, Dainik Bhaskar, Hindustan times and Indian Express.

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