Sakal Media Group Chief Operating Officer Shailesh Amonkar has resigned from the company. In a four-year stint with the organisation, Amonkar was the Chief Operating Officer looking at new business initiatives as well as Chief Marketing Officer heading sales and marketing functions for the multiple media group.
Confirming this, Amonkar said: “I move on after a successful tenure with Sakal and look forward to taking the luxury of a short sabbatical."
According to industry sources, Amonkar is likely to venture into entrepreneurship and is embarking on an a few domestic and international new-media initiatives. He will continue to be based in India (across multiple offices in Mumbai, Pune, Delhi, Goa and Bengaluru) and is also setting up an office in the Silicon Valley, USA.
Amonkar has nearly thirty years of experience, with a major stint at Bennett, Coleman & Company Ltd (The Times of India group).