Sameer Kapoor has come on board NDTV India as CEO. He will be responsible for driving the business of the channel, besides looking at revenues, distribution, general management and exploring new initiatives. Kapoor moves from Metropolitan Media Company Pvt Ltd, the JV between Times Group and HT Media, where he was President.
Previously, Sameer has worked as Managing Director for two years with Scholastic India Corporation, the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and multimedia company. He has also worked with various consumer durables companies such as Carrier Aircon Ltd, Whirlpool, Bausch and Lomb, IFB Industries, Singer India and HCL Ltd, specialising in marketing and sales. His last stint in the marketing and sales field before joining the media domain was with Carrier Aircon Ltd, where he was Director, Marketing & Product Development.
Kapoor holds a graduate degree in Economics from SRCC, Delhi University, and has acquired specialisation in Marketing, Master of Management Studies, from Banaras Hindu University.