Gurmeet Singh has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Forbes India effective from August 24, 2011. He is reporting to B Sai Kumar, Group COO, Network18 Group.
Prior to this, Singh was associated with HT Mumbai since 2009, where he was heading the newspaper’s business.
Speaking to exchange4media on his experience with HT, Singh said, “It has been a fantastic journey with the group. In last two years, HT has gained No. 2 position in the city (Mumbai) and the recent rounds of the Indian Readership Survey have shown a fantastic growth for the newspaper.”
An alumnus of Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi, Singh started his professional journey with Marico, where he worked for five years. Later on, he moved to Sony Music, where he was heading the North India operations for the group. From April 2002 to mid-2008, Singh worked with the India Today group, where he was heading the Music Today unit of the group.