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India TV appoints Vikas Handu as Vice President, Digital Strategy

21-February-2017
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India TV appoints Vikas Handu as Vice President, Digital Strategy

Vikas Handu has joined India TV as Vice President, Digital Strategy. Prior to this, he was heading Product and Technology at The Indian Express group. Handu played a pivotal role in taking The Indian Express brand forward on the new-age digital platform, opening up new avenues for traffic growth and revenues.

On his appointment, 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 for this opportunity that shall let me contribute to India TV’s rapidly growing digital footprint.”

In his new role as Business Head, Handu shall be responsible for spearheading India TV digital. His portfolio includes indiatvnews.com, khabarindiatv.com, and paisa.khabarindia.com, amongst others.

On the appointment, Ritu Dhawan, India TV MD and CEO, said, “We welcome Vikas onboard 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 of India TV. We wish him all the very best.”

Handu specializes in setting up Product and Technology operations for media organizations and has over 20 years of experience in managing business operations in diversified verticals including Business Development, Strategic Alliances, and Content Syndication.

He will report to Dhawan.

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