Bharat Express has announced the appointment of Rakesh Gopal as its Chief Revenue Officer, along with several senior level appointments across key markets.
In his new role at Bharat Express, Gopal will be entrusted with the responsibility for implementing revenue strategy and driving network’s sales revenue.
Gopal has an experience of over 25 years in media sales and has worked with media brands like iTV Network, HT Media and India Today Group.
Prior to joining Bharat Express, Gopal was associated with Rajasthan Patrika Group as National Corporate Head.
Bharat Express has also appointed Sanya Malhotra as North Head, Anasuya Chakraborty as West Head, Ashish Rai as South Head and Syed Tariq as Head of Government Sales - who will be reporting to Rakesh Gopal.
CMD and Editor-in-Chief, Upendrra Rai stated, “We are delighted to have a phenomenal team of seasoned and passionate media professionals who have been formulating a truly differentiated news content strategy. I believe the relevant news content that we are offering will resonate well among viewers and revenue will follow.”
Varun Kohli, CEO, Bharat Express, said, “We are delighted to have Rakesh on board leading a very diverse and passionate sales team at Bharat Express. He has a rich experience in driving ad revenues and implementing successful monetisation strategies. I am assured that with Rakesh at the helm, our sales team will remain committed to optimise emerging revenue streams and add value to our advertising partners.”
Gopal said, “I am excited with all the excitement Bharat Express is garnering in the market. We have a talented team of experienced media sales professionals and I look forward to consolidate revenue and expand the advertising partners for the channel.”