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Network18's digital arm makes new appointments

Rajiv Singh joins as the Business Head for News18.com and Anushrav Gulati as the Business Head for the language portfolio

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | February 8, 2017

(L) Rajiv Singh and Anushrav Gulati (R) (L) Rajiv Singh and Anushrav Gulati (R)

Network18 Digital that runs Moneycontrol, Firstpost, News18 and Pradesh18 has appointed Rajiv Singh as the Business Head for News18.com and Anushrav Gulati as Business Head for the language portfolio. Both Singh and Gulati will report to Manish Maheshwari, CEO, Network18 Digital.

Manish Maheshwari-nl Manish Maheshwari

Speaking about the appointments, Maheshwari, said, “We are in an exciting phase of time when changes in content consumption are happening at an accelerating rate and it is indispensable to stay relevant to the new consumers that are getting hooked onto digital platforms each day. With web becoming a passĂ© and action moving to mobile and further to wearables, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), it was necessary to reinvent ourselves and be future-ready. And that explains the power of Network18 Digital. We have brought the finest team together to bring the most innovative offerings for consumers and the recent appointments will bolster our efforts towards the same.”

Singh joins from Flipkart where he was responsible for digital ad sales for third party clients. Singh is an alumnus of IIM, Kozhikode with significant experience in media, both traditional and digital. In the past he has worked with companies like Star TV – TV Ad sales and online ads sales for Hotstar and Starsports.com. He was responsible for setting up and mentoring the ads business for Amagi media and prior to that was part of Radio Mirchi in various capacities across India.

Gulati joins from India TV Digital. Gulati comes with experience across e-commerce, search and publishing domains. In his last assignment, Gulati was responsible for setting up the digital team, processes and business initiatives for India TV Digital.


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