Network18 has announced the appointment of Rohit Chadda as its Group Chief Strategy Officer for Network18 Digital. Chadda joins from Zee Group where he was the CEO-Digital Publishing for over four years.
In his new role, Chadda will drive important business and strategic projects, growth, new initiatives around product, content, audience and video across the network and new business / product development for the digital business. He will work closely with the leadership team to sharpen the strategy and deployment for scaling the business and operations and will report to Puneet Singhvi, President and CEO, Network18 Digital.
Chadda said, “I am elated to be a part of Network18, a platform renowned to thrive in excellence. I am excited to join the remarkable team and execute on all the exciting upcoming initiatives. The future is here and untapped – I am looking forward to creating value for the network and its portfolio of companies.”
Chadda has experience across technology, ecommerce, fintech, OTT and media and entertainment. He co-founded two start-ups - Foodpanda (bought out by Delivery Hero) and PayLo (acquired by Immortal Technologies). He has also been an investment banker with Merrill Lynch.
Chadda is an MBA from IIM Calcutta and a Computer Engineer from Delhi College of Engineering.