As Vice-President, Digital Strategy and Business Head, Handu will be responsible for India TV’s digital offerings. He will report to Ritu Dhawan, MD and CEO, India TV
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Delhi | February 21, 2017
India TV has appointed Vikas Handu as Vice-President, Digital Strategy and Business Head. In his new role, Handu will spearhead India TV digital and his portfolio includes indiatvnews.com, khabarindiatv.com and paisa.khabarindia.com among others. He will report to Ritu Dhawan, MD and CEO, India TV.
Handu joins India TV from The Indian Express group where he was heading Product and Technology. He successfully played a pivotal role in taking forward The Indian Express brand on the new age digital platform, opening up new avenues for traffic growth and revenues.
Handu said, “India TV as a brand has grown immensely and has established itself as one of the foremost media brands in the country. I am excited at this opportunity that shall let me contribute to India TV’s rapidly growing digital footprint.”
Dhawan said, “We welcome Vikas on board and we are sure that with the type of track record he has, he will be able to seamlessly match our digital division’s growth with the continuous and rapid rise and rise of India TV.”
Handu specialises in setting up Product and Technology operations for media organisations. He has over 20 years of experience in managing business operations in diversified verticals, including Business Development, Strategic Alliances and Content Syndication.