Deepak Lamba, President at Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd. (Times Group) will be taking additional responsibility of heading Worldwide Media (WWM) as the CEO. This was confirmed by Lamba.
He will be replacing Tarun Rai who was the CEO of WWM since 2008. WWM that initially began as a 50:50 joint venture between Times Group and BBC Worldwide in India was later on bought over in October 2011 became a wholly owned subsidiary of Bennett Coleman Company Limited. It currently has 13 magazines such as Femina, Fimfare, Lonely Planet, Top Gear, Good Homes among others and another six B2B titles.
Lamba has been the President of Times Group for more than two and half years. Apart from this, he also had stints at Bloomberg UTV as the Business Head for two years and was the Director, Viacom Brand Solutions, MTV Networks India for four years.