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R Jagannathan joins Web18 as Editor – Web18 Business & Financial Media

01-December-2010
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R Jagannathan joins Web18 as Editor – Web18 Business & Financial Media

R Jagannathan, who was earlier Executive Editor at DNA, will be joining Web18 as Editor, Business & Financial Media. Web18 operates financial portals and services including Moneycontrol.com and Poweryourtrade.com. Jagannathan’s mandate is to provide editorial direction and manage content strategy for existing financial brands in the Web18 portfolio as well as spearhead new initiatives on the content side which the network will announce soon.

With over 34 years’ experience, Jagannathan is a veteran in business media and has served as Editor or Executive Editor of Business World, Business Today, The Financial Express, Business Standard and Indian Management having launched or re-launched some of these publications.

In a prepared statement, Lakshmi Narasimhan, CEO, Web18, said, “We’ve been pioneers in the financial space online and we hope to set new paradigms as we go forward. Jagannathan, also known as Jaggi to his friends and colleagues, is one of the finest minds in business media and we believe that his expertise and leadership will be instrumental in giving shape to the new plans in the digital space and to take our financial portfolio to the next level of growth.”

Jagannathan added, “Web18 has been a benchmark player in business & financial media space with Moneycontrol.com and it is now at a very exciting stage in its journey, I look forward to being part of it at such a momentous time. I hope to work closely with the team to unlock the editorial potential of our brands.”

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R Jagannathan quits DNA; Aditya Sinha to join as new Editor-in-Chief
 

 

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