ENIL elevates Hitesh Sharma as Executive President & Mahesh Shetty as COO
Erstwhile COO, Sharma will now look after Phase III expansion program of the company & other strategic growth areas. Shetty will look after the current radio business. Sharma and Shetty will assume their new roles with immediate effect
Published - Aug 22, 2014 8:05 AM Updated: Aug 22, 2014 8:05 AM
Entertainment Network India Limited (ENIL), popularly known as Radio Mirchi, announced significant changes in the senior management team in line with its strategy for rapid growth. As part of the new team structure, Hitesh Sharma, erstwhile COO, has been promoted to Executive President. Hitesh will now look after Phase III expansion program of the company and any other strategic growth areas the company may pursue. In addition, Radio Mirchi also elevated Mahesh Shetty to Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Shetty will look after the ambitious plans of the current radio business. Sharma and Shetty will assume their new roles with immediate effect.
Talking about the development Prashant Panday, MD and CEO, ENIL said, “This is the most exciting time for the radio industry. This elevation comes at a time when we are gearing up for a rapid growth with the announcement of Phase III. We want to be well equipped with the best seasoned team to make the right decisions. We are confident Hitesh and Mahesh will steer the company in the right direction going forward.”
Sharma holds a Master’s degree from IMT Ghaziabad and has around 23 years of experience in varied industries ranging from FMCG, Consumer Durable to Telecom & Media Sector. He joined Radio Mirchi in 2003.
Shetty has a rich 19 years if experience in media and FMCG sector. He joined Radio Mirchi in 2006 and has been a significant part of the management team since then.
Taking on the new role, Hitesh Sharma, the new Executive President, said, “Radio Mirchi’s expansion plans are of the utmost importance as we expect the implementation of Phase III to happen soon. I am glad that the company sees the fit in me to take Radio Mirchi to newer markets.”
“It feels good to be recognized by the company,” said Mahesh Shetty on this elevation. “I am really excited about working closely with an extremely talented team.” he further added.For more updates, be socially connected with us on
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