Helios Media elevates Shrutish Maharaj to Chief Sales Officer.
Helios Media elevates Shrutish Maharaj, who has been a part of its core team since its inception 4 years back, as Chief Sales Officer. In his new role, Shrutish will be responsible for spearheading the Revenue & Content Marketing functions at Helios. Maharaj has about 12 years of experience in total and has earlier worked with organizations like India Today Group, HT Media Ltd, Network 18, UTV News ltd and Times Group in various capacities.
On his appointment, Maharaj said “The last 4 years haven’t been the easiest but surely most exciting & enriching. We have created benchmarks and then recreated them. We are constantly redefining the way people approach media sales and it’s most satisfying to see larger networks counting on us as experts of speciality products. We have built this team of handpicked people for whom sales is a passion; more than just a career and I would say our people are our biggest assets. I am definitely thrilled at this development and am geared up for all the challenges and opportunities coming our way this year”
Helios Media has carved a niche as a catalyst in the growth for specialty media brands by maximizing revenue and advising on Brand, Content & Strategy and currently handles revenue mandate for MTunes HD, Living Foodz, EPIC TV, Music F Fatafati, food vertical of Femina (WWM Group), Fashion TV in exclusive capacity. Apart from the above Shrutish will also lead , ‘ Brand Chef ’, which is a unique & indigenous initiative by Helios connecting ‘Brand’, ‘Consumer’, and ‘Content’ in the Food Domain .
Commenting on the appointment, Divya Radhakrishnan, Managing Director Helios Media said “I am glad that the reins are now in the right hands and Shrutish will continue to make us proud. His organizational pride of wearing the Helios Spirit on his sleeve has been heartening and also infectious”
Bala Iyengar, COO - Helios Media adds “Shrutish is a perfect example of what it takes to sprint your way to this coveted position which was waiting for him to occupy. The right persona that a rapidly growing organization like ours is what Shrutish has worked towards developing and successfully at that”