Jaideep Dhagat has put in his papers at the ABP Group, where he was General Manager & National Head, all India Government Initiative. He has joined Dainik Bhaskar as Senior General Manager, heading the Government vertical nationally. Dhagat will be looking after Dainik Bhaskar Activations and based in Delhi.
Commenting on his move, Dhagat said, “I desire to work with companies with larger geographical spread and after The Times of India, it is the Bhaskar Group that is spread vastly. For me, Bhaskar is a step forward from ABP and I am excited to be working with the group.”
Dhagat has over 18 years’ experience in the media industry. At the ABP Group, apart from heading Ad Sales for Businessworld magazine nationally, he had created a new vertical for the group, known as ‘Special Government Initiatives’ that catered to Ananda Bazar Patrika, The Telegraph, Businessworld and other group periodicals.
Dhagat had earlier worked with Sandesh Gujarat, Business Standard, Zee Telefilms, and Indian Express (Mumbai). He has been a media marketing professional and apart from handling ad sales revenues, he has also handled various events, particularly revenue sponsorships for most of the above groups in these years.