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Neel Chowdhury quits CNBC Network18; joins Obopay

04-February-2010
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Neel Chowdhury quits CNBC Network18; joins Obopay

After a stint of two years, Neel Chowdhury has quit his role as Vice President-Marketing at CNBC Network18. Chowdhury has decided to move out of the media domain and has joined technology company Obopay, which is a mobile payment solution company, as Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer.

Speaking on this decision, Chowdhury said, “There is a huge opportunity in the mobile sector in India. I got good offer from Obopay and I accepted it. I would like to build the company as a trusted brand in India.”

On his stint with CNBC-TV18, Chowdhury said, “My experience with the group was brilliant. I got an opportunity to work in a great environment, and it was a great learning experience.”

Prior to CNBC, Chowdhury was with Times Global Broadcasting Ltd as Chief Marketing Officer, and before that, he was at Bharti (Mumbai) and Tata Teleservices. He started his career in the US and had worked with companies such as Pepsico International as a Strategy & Channel Development Manager and with Nabisco as Marketing Manager.

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