Komli Media has appointed Ruksh Chatterji as Vice President - India, as part of the company's strategic objective to achieve rapid growth in the Indian marketplace. In this role, Chatterji will be responsible for Komli Media’s India-based business.
Chatterji joins Komli from Jabong, where he ran the apparel business, delivering nearly half the company’s revenues. Prior to Jabong, he was a management consultant at Bain & Company in New York, where he worked across the private-equity group, pharmaceuticals, industrials and media practices.
Before Bain, Chatterji spent nearly a decade in various media roles, beginning with NDTV.com in 1999, transitioning to an ‘on-air’ role as a broadcast journalist for the network in New Delhi. Following a brief stint as an independent documentary filmmaker, Chatterji worked as a cameraperson with Bollywood director Prakash Jha on his film ‘Apaharan’ and as cinematographer for director Maneesh Sharma’s 16-mm art film ‘Sifar’, which won a special mention at Cannes.
In 2005, Chatterji joined Rajdeep Sardesai as part of the founding team of CNN-IBN’s Mumbai Bureau, where he set-up editorial operations and support functions, apart from specialising in investigative reporting and covering crime and terrorism.
Commenting on Chatterji’s appointment, Amar Goel, Founder and CEO, Komli Media said, “With the addition of Ruksh, the company has strengthened its leadership team to further scale its business operations. Ruksh joins the Komli Media team at an exciting time as the company continues to build on its industry-leading position.”
“I am excited to join Komli Media, a leader in digital advertising, at a pivotal point as the company transitions to focus on platform technologies” said Ruksh Chatterji, VP – India, Komli Media. He added, “As a billion Indians leapfrog into becoming consumers of digital content and services, especially through mobile and apps, Komli with its unparalleled offering of digital advertising solutions is uniquely poised to capture a significant market opportunity. I look forward to working with the team to help the company reach its goals.”