Times Network has announced key elevations in the senior management team. Jagdish Mulchandani has been elevated to Chief Operating Officer and Executive President. Nikhil Gandhi has been promoted as Chief Operating Officer and President. Vivek Srivastava has been elevated to President, Strategy and will oversee marketing and the critical area of audience management. Shouneel Charles has been promoted as Executive Vice-President.
Mulchandani will be responsible for setting scalable distribution opportunities in both international and domestic markets and will continue to oversee overall operations and finance-related strategy.
Besides driving monetisation strategy and overall business growth of the Network’s bouquet of channels, Gandhi will also be responsible for driving strategic growth and profitability for Times Influence, International Business and Zoom along with its original content division, The Zoom Studios and events division Zoom Live.
Srivastava’s KRAs will be consumer insights, product strategy and innovation for the network. In addition, he will continue to be Business Head of the network’s premium bouquet of English Entertainment Channels, sustaining its market leadership and profitability.
Charles, as EVP, will further boost audience growth and turnover of the Network’s digital platforms and also lead the company’s overall digital transformation.
Additionally, a few other senior-level promotions have also been announced. These are Jignesh Kenia, Executive Vice-President - Corporate Strategy, S. Srivathsan, Executive Vice-President- Human Resources, Sandeep Bharadwaj, Executive Vice-President - Distribution and Gaurav Dhawan, Executive Vice-President - Revenue.
Commenting on the promotions, MK Anand, MD and CEO, Times Network, said "The Network’s stellar performance is a testimony of the superior talent of our top managers. These elevations are in recognition of their contribution to the growth of the company. I am confident that we will continue to harness every headwind in our path and continue to move forward.”