Mohit Hira is slated to move on from Open Magazine as CEO, Hira joined weekly current affairs and features magazine- Open as CEO in October 2014. After moving on from Open,Hira will be working on an International assignment in the area of digital content,he confirmed to exchange4media.
Under his leadership Open saw a lot of focus on digital and reader engagement.
Hira’s previous stint was with Hungama Digital Services. He was the Head of JWT Group’s digital initiatives. He had joined JWT in November 2012 as Senior Vice-President and Regional Business Director. He was given charge of JWT India’s digital operations in April 2013. He was then promoted to CEO, Hungama Digital Services in January 2014.
Hira is an advertising Creative Director turned Netvangelist, with a career spanning over two decades with rich and diverse experience across advertising, marketing, journalism and digital media. Prior to joining JWT, he had worked with NIIT.
Hira has worked in the print business earlier with Times of India as Vice President. He has also worked in Contract advertising as Creative Director.
Hira had joined JWT India in December 2012 and was appointed the head of its digital operations in April 2013, in 2014, he was also appointed the CEO of Hungama Digital Services – a web services unit JWT acquired a majority 51% stake- in, from Hungama Digital Media in 2012.