As part of its long-term expansion strategy and in an effort to reward performance, the Rs 1700-crore Dainik Bhaskar group is consolidating state-level management by appointing State Heads.
Aneil Mahajan, who was GM-Indore, has been appointed State Head for Chattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. Sanjay Mehrohtra has been made State Head of both Haryana and Chandigarh. In his last assignment, he was Senior VP with Krisons Techosoft; he has also worked with Blowplast and Usha International. Sunil Mutreja, who was earlier with Channel 9, and before that with Times TV as VP, is taking over as State Head - Rajasthan.
At the Unit level, Manish Khandelwal moves from Raipur to take charge of Ahmedabad. Replacing him is K K Nayak who joins as GM, Raipur. Nayak was Regional Sales Manager with Charak Pharma. Sushanat Das has joined as Unit Head-DGM, Vadodara. He moves from Plugin in Pune. He has also worked with Bajaj Electricals, Videocon and LG.
Commenting on the reshuffle, Girish Agrawal, Director Dainik Bhaskar, said, “We have initiated the State Head concept to help raise corporate focus, give additional responsibility and also reward performance. State Heads will be responsible for strategy, planning, coordination and revenue generation. They will be a one-point window for the management in their respective areas of operation.”