Divya Gupta has put in her papers as Business Head, Mumbai, at HT Media Ltd. She was reporting to Salil Sadanandan, Business Head - West and South, who has confirmed the news and added that Gupta had quit due to personal reasons.
It is not known where Gupta is headed next. She couldn’t be contacted for comments at the time of filing this report.
A media veteran, Gupta had joined Hindustan Times as Head of Business for Mumbai in May 2009. She was earlier Media Advisor at Reliance ADAG, where she joined in December 2005, prior to which, she was President of TME, Rediffusion Y&R’s media arm. She had been heading TME since its inception in 1999. In February 2005, Gupta was deputed on an international assignment.
She has had an exemplary track record of devising creative solutions to media and marketing problems. Thanks to her efforts, premier advertisers such as BAT, Lakme Lever (I) Ltd, Procter & Gamble and Johnson & Johnson have seen their brand equity vastly enhanced.