QYou Media Inc has announced that The Q India, the company’s Hindi language youth-oriented channel, has appointed Krishna Menon as the company’s Chief Operating Officer, moving from his position as Chief Revenue Officer.
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Menon has served the company since November of 2018 and has been instrumental in growing the business from a small independent channel into becoming one of India’s fastest growing media brands.
Curt Marvis, CEO and Co-Founder of QYou Media, said, “Krishna has been a true leader and for more than two years has worked to grow our business, raising it to new levels of viewership, revenue growth and brand recognition. Working with Simran Hoon, our recently announced CEO, Krishna will be instrumental in driving forward The Q’s many planned strategic growth opportunities.” Going forward, Menon will be directly responsible for distribution, branding, influencer marketing, digital sales and operations and will report to Hoon, while other departments including ad sales and programming will be directly under Hoon’s management.
Marvis added, “We now have in place an experienced and effective senior management structure for The Q India. It is incredibly gratifying for us at The Q to have such a strong and experienced team leading us forward.”
Menon joined QYou Media India Pvt. Ltd. in late 2018. Prior to this, Menon served as the Chief Revenue and Marketing Officer for Sakal Media Group. He formerly held senior sales, operational and business development roles for Dainik Bhaskar Group, OnMobile Global, Network 18 (Viacom) and Radio Mirchi (Times of India Group). His experience extends across television, digital, radio and print media.
Menon said, “We have been nurturing and building the foundation for The Q for over two years and now is our time to drive forward the creation of a truly new and dynamic media brand in India. Our team is strong and our product continues to deliver results. I am thrilled that our hard work to date is paying off and I look forward to contributing to our new levels of achievement and growth in the coming months and years ahead.”
The Q India is an advertiser and influencer marketing supported Hindi language content brand, channel and VOD provider delivering hit digital programming from social media stars and leading digital video creators targeting Young Indian audiences. The Q India is available in over 100 million TV households and to over 612 million OTT and mobile users in India.