Free Press Journal (FPJ) has appointed Umesh Roy Chowdhury as its Chief Marketing Officer. Chowdhury will be driving the marketing at FPJ.
Commenting on his appointment, Chowdhury said, “The Free Press Journal is one of the best known brands with a rich heritage. The brand is now at an inflection point and it’s an honour for me to lead the marketing effort at this exciting time in the paper’s journey of more than 80 years.”
Chowdhury brings with him vast experience in print publishing, television, rural marketing, custom publishing, B2B publishing and digital media.
He started his career with the Free Press Journal and later moved on to the Sunday Observer. He has worked with well-known brands such as Lokmat Group, Pioneer newspaper, Observer India, B4U music channel, and Bengali channel Akash Bangla. He was also Head of Custom Publishing at Mediascope and B2B business at ERIL, an Adfactor group company.
Chowdhury has been associated with media marketing for the last three decades.