MY FM CEO Harrish Bhatia elevated to President of Print at DB Group
Rahul Namjoshi, who was earlier the Corporate Sales Head, has been elevated as Business Head, MY FM, keeping in view Bhatia’s movement into the print business
Published - Nov 1, 2017 8:44 AM Updated: Nov 1, 2017 8:44 AM
Harrish M Bhatia, CEO of MY FM, is being elevated and brought back to DB Group's core business of print media as President. In the new role, all the state COOs of DB Group will report to Bhatia. This move will be effective starting November 2, 2017.
Prior to moving to the radio division of the Group, Bhatia spent around six years in the print business where he was head of the Rajasthan Unit. Subsequently, he laid the foundation of Divya Bhaskar in Gujarat and also led the corporate sales and marketing vertical of the print business. Then in the year 2007, he took charge of the radio business and established MY FM. He successfully led MY FM to break even within a period of three years and today it has the highest EBITDA margins and is one of the top radio players in the retail market across seven states with 30 stations.
Speaking on the announcement, Sudhir Agarwal, MD, DB Corp, said, “Harrish is an old hand in the system, with his vast exposure across brands and categories and deep understanding of the various functions in the print business, he will be able to take the business to new heights. I wish him all the very best in his new role."
Rahul Namjoshi, who was earlier the Corporate Sales Head, has been elevated as Business Head, MY FM, keeping in view Bhatia’s movement into the print business. In his new role Namjoshi will report to Pawan Agarwal, Deputy Managing Director. Namjoshi joined the organisation in March 2007 and held the role of Regional Head Gujarat and Cluster Head - NCR till 2012. In 2012, he moved into the role of National Corporate Sales Head and has been also handling the client solutions team and the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Pawan Agarwal said, “Rahul has been with us since 2007, his strong understanding of the radio business both at the retail and corporate level made him the obvious choice for us. I am sure MY FM will achieve new heights under his leadership.”
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