Ashish Bagga, who is currently Executive Director and Publishing Director of the India Today Group, has been appointed as CEO of the publishing business of Living Media. Bagga will now report to the Board of Directors and all Heads of Departments/SBUs will be reporting to him.
UTV Software Communications has announced senior management changes. Ronald D'Mello, Director-Operations & Finance, takes over as COO of UTV Software Communications Ltd., while Zarina Mehta, Founder Director of UTV and Head of Programming, Hungama TV, takes over as COO, Hungama TV.
He came, he spoke and he conquered. When Vijay Mallya, Chairman of the UB Group, strode in to deliver a keynote address on ‘CEO as the Brand’, he literally brought an ongoing session to a standstill. Said Mallya, "It is very important to recognise that perhaps the CEO is the most effective hoarding of the brand... brand and companies far outlive individuals, and then it is up to the successor to carry the brand legacy forward."
“This is the beginning of the end of television as we know it.” Zee Telefilms’ Chairperson, Subhash Chandra, chose these words to begin his keynote address on ‘Digital Entertainment Living’, on Thursday, March 23. The visionary brought a whole new meaning to the importance of the role of digitisation as he took on the television business - aspect by aspect – and established that nothing would be spared from the digital conquest.
The third and final Dubai dispatch by <b>Amit Agnihotri</b>, Group Editor and Co-founder of exchange4media, talks about the debate between integration and specialization models, and other highlights of the final day of the Congress. Agnihotri spoke to P&G Global CMO Jim Stengel and Samsung CMO Gregory Lee to learn their approaches to branding and communication.