Manipal Media Network LTD (MMNL) has promoted K Nagesh Kamath as Marketing Director. Prior to his elevation, Kamath was Vice-President, Marketing. In his new role, he will be reporting to Gautham Pai, Director, MMNL.
Kamath began his career as a sales executive with the then Modistone Tyres Company in 1983. He moved to Daily Thanthi as an advertising executive a year later. After a long stint with Daily Thanthi, Kamath joined Kannada
daily Udayavani as Marketing Head.
Udayavani is printed and published by MMNL. It has two editions in Karnataka and one edition in Mumbai. MMNL is planning to launch more editions in the coming years. An edition in Hubli is Group’s immediate priority.
Kamath will now be handling the entire marketing of Udayavani; Taranga, a weekly family magazine, Kannada film magazine Roopatara, and literary publication Tushara.
MMNL is an integrated media company that provides information and entertainment to a large Kannada audience. MMNL also started television software production for Kannada channel ETV in early 2002, making it the first and only indigenous media company in Karnataka to have a presence across all three media – print, television and the Internet.