Vinay Agarwal quits Dish TV as CEO

Vinay Agarwal quits Dish TV as CEO

Author | Puneet Bedi Bahri | Thursday, Mar 26,2009 5:40 PM

Vinay Agarwal quits Dish TV as CEO

Vinay Agarwal quits Dish TV as the CEO after almost a year long stint with them. Commenting on his move, Jawahar Goel, Managing Director, Dish TV, said, “As of now we are not looking at replacing Agarwal. I will be looking after all the work that was done by Agarwal in the organisition.”

Agarwal has an experience of 28 years spanning telecom, consumer durables, consultancy services and engineering industries in diverse organisations. At Grindwell, he is credited with creating new marketing models for the company and implementing a new project to increase the business thrust and profitability. He was also a member of the Global Management Committee for Saint-Gobain Abrasives and of the Apex Committee of Saint-Gobain, India.

During his tenure, the organisation consolidated its position of the country's largest DTH platform, which today carries 225 channels and enjoys approximately 5 million subscribers on its platform.

An alumnus of IIT Kanpur and IIM Calcutta, Agarwal started his career in 1980. His rich experience in consumer marketing, operations management and financial management functions has helped evolution of a wide bandwidth of brands at Saint-Gobain, RPG Cellular, BPL Mobile and Shriram group.

Besides this, Agarwal has been actively associated with Ball and Rollers Bearing Manufacturers’ Association of India as its President and has represented the association at key bodies of CII. He was also the Founder-Member and Secretary of IIM Calcutta Alumni Association, Delhi Chapter, and is a Member of the Advisory Council of Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management.

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