Durga Raghunath resigns as CEO of the Indian Express Digital Media Services

She took over the role from Sandeep Amar who resigned in July 2017

e4m by exchange4media Staff
Updated: Dec 3, 2018 4:19 PM

Durga Raghunath has resigned as the CEO of the Indian Express Digital Media Services, according to media reports.

Raghunath had joined India Express in 2017 and managed the business and editorial operations of all digital brands of the Express Group, taking over from Sandeep Amar who had resigned in July 2017. Raghunath reported to George Varghese, CEO, The Indian Express Group.

At India Express, Raghunath played an important role in redesigning the newspaper, website and app interface last month. She was also instrumental in launching podcasts, beginning with eight shows across news and in-depth thematic programming in June.

She was also involvied in the launch of ieBangla, a Bengali language version of it news website, in April this year. The company had launched ieMalayalam and ieTamil in 2017.

Raghunath is the co-founder of Juggernaut Books, along with Chiki Sarkar, but resigned CEO in 2017.

Before that, she served a brief stint at Zomato, as SVP of Growth. Prior to that she had been CEO of Network18 Digital, and had been instrumental in setting up FirstPost. She’s also a Facebook #SheLeadsTech mentor.

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