Dilip Venkatraman, CMO, CNN-IBN, IBN7, IBN-Lokmat & COO, IBN Focus, has been assigned the mandate to lead Network18's English news channel, CNN-IBN as CEO, with immediate effect. In his new role, Venkatraman will be responsible for the strategic, financial and operational management of CNN-IBN. Earlier, he was leading marketing operations for all existing and upcoming IBN channels and managing IBN Focus, the alternative media solutions unit for the channels.
In his new responsibility, Anil Uniyal will be responsible for the strategic, financial and operational management of the business news network. Prior to this he was the COO, Network 18 Media and Business Head, TV18 Media Operations. He will report into Sai Kumar, Group COO, Network 18.