Reliance Broadcast Network (RBNL) has brought on board Lavneesh Gupta as Chief Operating Officer for its television business. As part of his new portfolio, Gupta will be responsible for building on consumer insights to create robust content and marketing strategies and drive channel performance. He will report to Tarun Katial, CEO, Reliance Broadcast Network.
Gupta’s last assignment prior to joining RBNL was with IndusInd Bank as Executive Vice President & Head, Bancassurance and New Branch Distribution. He was responsible for the life and general insurance revenues across 500 branch outlets and the overall P&L of 150 new branches, which were launched during the last financial year.
Commenting on Gupta’s appointment, Tarun Katial said, “Lavneesh’s vast experience and in-depth market understanding makes him an asset to the organisation. We are happy to have him on board and are confident of him leading the television business through the next growth phase.”
Over the last 16 years, Gupta has worked across leading brands in the BFSI industry ranging from Standard Chartered Bank, ABN AMRO and Tata AIG to Max Life and IndusInd Bank. His experience is varied across the treasury, credit, corporate banking, product management, strategy and retail & wealth management sales.
On his new role at RBNL, Gupta said, “RBNL is among India’s most vibrantly growing organisations and I am excited about my new role here. The company has an exceptional potential for growth and I look forward to working with the team at RBNL to make this vision a reality.”