Delhi Press strengthens top management team
While V Natarajan has been elevated as Chief Operating Officer, Deepak Sarkar will now be National Head – Advertising Sales
Published - 22-February-2019
Delhi Press Magazines has strengthened its top management team with some internal role alignments.
V Natarajan who was Senior Vice President – Brand and Corporate Strategy has been elevated to the role of Chief Operating Officer. In this new role he will focus on facilitating greater operational efficiency across functions and further building up the organisation for the next level of growth.
This has been followed by the elevation of Deepak Sarkar as National Head – Advertising Sales. Sarkar, who was earlier Vice President (West & South) for the group has been given the task of driving ad revenue across the various product groups nationally.
Speaking on his new role as Chief Operating Officer, Natarajan said, “As we transform ourselves from a print first to a content first publishing house, we need to infuse greater agility across our operations and prepare the organisation to face the challenges of a continuously changing market in terms of advertiser and reader expectation. We need to engage more pro-actively with our readers and further strengthen our content creation abilities. We have to be ready to provide brand solutions to our advertisers and experiential marketing is a focus area. At the same time we need to ensure a publishing enterprise that is lean and agile. I am excited to be part of this transformation and evolution process.”
Deepak Sarkar on his move as the National Sales Head said, “It’s an honour and opportunity to take on this new leadership role. It allows me to continue to work with some of the best professionals in the business as well as some of the strongest content brands. We want to continue to be the preferred media partner for marketers and agencies by maximising our offerings. Going forward with the ever-changing media landscape, content curation and brand solutions will be our key focus areas to strengthen our revenue streams and build on both our existing as well as new businesses.”
In the IRS 2018, there are 17 magazine titles of Delhi Press that were included in the survey, which have a combined AIR of 70.07 lakhs and TR of 1.94 crores. This places Delhi Press amongst the top 10 publication houses in the country when compared with a similar combined readership of all publications each of the other leading media houses.