Times OOH has appointed Arghya Chakravarty as Chief Executive Officer, Times Innovative Media. He will report to Sunder Hemrajani, Managing Director, Times OOH.
Commenting on Chakravarty’s appointment, Sunder Hemrajani, MD, Times OOH said, “I am delighted to have Arghya join us as CEO. He comes from a great pedigree and I’m sure that with his rich experience and insightful business acumen, he is sure to take Times OOH to even greater heights.”
Chakravarty started his career with Tata Steel as a graduate trainee post completing his B.E. After working with Tata Steel for two years, he proceeded to do his Master’s. He joined Asian Paints as Executive Trainee in June 1997. He was associated with the company for close to eight years till April 2006 and his last assignment with the company was to manage its Bangladesh operations as Chief Executive.
Thereon, after a brief stint with Akzo Nobel Coatings, he joined PepsiCo India in October 2007. During his stint with PepsiCo, Chakravarty handled various profiles and diverse geographies. His last assignment with PepsiCo was that of Executive Director - Sales & Beverages pan India.
On his new role, Chakravarty said, “I am extremely happy to be at Times OOH. It is a matter of pride to be associated with the market leader in the OOH industry and also be a part of The Times of India Group.”