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Arindam Sen redesignated Managing Editor of TOI; Rohit Saran joins as Executive Editor

02-December-2015
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Arindam Sen redesignated Managing Editor of TOI; Rohit Saran joins as Executive Editor

In an internal communication sourced by exchange4media, Times of India announced restructuring and which included various elevations and the appointment of Rohit Saran as Executive Editor .

Saran   has  held  a string  of leadership positions over the past decade- executive editor of India Today, editor of Money Today and Business Today, executive editor of The Economic Times,  editor-at-large with the India Today Group, and editor of Khaleej Times. As executive editor of ET, he launched ET Wealth and re-launched ET on Sunday, and helped drive several value-enhancing changes in the main paper.  In the last three years, he has immersed himself in new digital, data and mobile journalism initiatives.

Saran will, to begin with, oversee the business and features sections, work closely with the design & graphics team, as well as seek technology solutions to further enhancing coordination between editions. He will be involved in the overall operations of the paper as well.

The announcement also touched upon the elevation of Diwakar to Executive Editor from his current position of Associate EE. Diwakar was Political Editor at ET before he moved to TOI in 2004 as Political Editor and Chief of the National Bureau.
Arindam Sen has been redesignated Managing Editor of  TOI. Rohit and Diwakar will report to Arindam as well as to Jojo.

Derick D'Sa.  who is at present Deputy EE  is  being  elevated  to  Associate Executive Editor; in addition to running Mumbai, he will oversee Pune.  Nagpur.  Goa and Madhya Pradesh. He will also serve as national resource person to template Times City in other editions.

Vikas Singh is being  elevated  to Deputy Executive Editor from  his current position as  Assistant EE.  Besides  managing  Delhi  and  the  front  page,  Singh  will oversee UP, Punjab. Haryana and Rajasthan.

Shankar Raghuraman is being  elevated  to Deputy  Executive Editor from  his  current position of Assistant Executive Editor.

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