Media veteran Sunil Mutreja has put in his papers as Executive President of Amar Ujala Publications.
Confirming the news to exchange4media, Mutreja said, “It’s true. It was great to work with the company. I took the challenge six years back with the energetic team and it was really good system that we established.”
When asked about his next destination, he replied, “I haven’t decided yet, but there are a couple of things in my mind. I will be able to share the details in a month or two.”
Mutreja further shared that he is thinking about taking take the entrepreneurial route in the digital space.
Mutreja had joined Amar Ujala in 2007. He was responsible for major expansion programmes at the publishing group, including the launch of tabloid ‘Compact’ and ‘Yuvan’, the weekly for youth.
Prior to joining Amar Ujala, Mutreja was CEO of the Advertising International Corporation, Y&R agency in Oman.
He began his career in media with The Times of India in 1989. He also had a brief stint with Dainik Bhaskar, where he headed the Rajasthan circle for 18 months, starting early 2005.
Mutreja had also run Channel Nine, a film production company which made several television commercials, television programmes and feature films, including ‘American Desi’.