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Mr. Ravindra Dhariwal
Mr. Ravindra Dhariwal is the Executive Director and CEO of Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. In his long and illustrious career, he has held senior positions in companies like Hindustan Lever Limited, Rexona Proprietary Limited - Sydney, Pepsi Foods Industries and PepsiCo. His latest stint was that of Vice President-Franchise for SE Asia region of PepsiCo International. He is a B. Tech from IIT Kanpur and post graduate diploma holder in management from IIM, Calcutta.
Mr. S. Sivakumar
Mr. S. Sivakumar, a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India as well as Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, has been with the Times of India group for over 19 Years and has handled diversified functions such as Finance, M & A, Marketing & Sales and now leads the Brand Capital business division of The TOI Group. At BCCL he has played a pivotal role in various new business initiatives i.e. Internet, Radio, OOH Ventures etc and is on the board of some of these companies. Sivakumar also works very actively with the Vice-Chairman of the group, Mr. Samir Jain in ideating, incubating and implementing ideas for BCCL’s media business.
Mr. A. P. Parigi
Mr. A. P. Parigi serves on the Boards of various companies including BCCL, Times Global Broadcasting Company Ltd., Absolute Radio-UK etc. In the past two decades he has held several senior posts such as CEO at BPL Mobile-Mumbai, MD & CEO for ENIL (Radio Mirchi) and MD & Group CEO- India operations at Eros International Media Ltd. Mr. Parigi has been the recipient of international honors such as the 2009 ‘William F Glaser’53 Rensselaer’s Entrepreneur of the Year’ and the 2009 World Brand Congress- Lifetime achievement award. Apart from being a member of the Business Advisory Council of the Said Business School at Oxford University, Mr. Parigi has also been actively serving on several committees of trade bodies like FICCI, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) etc. He is an alumnus of the Delhi School of Economics and Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi.
Mr. N. Kumar
Mr. N. Kumar , is the Vice-Chairman of the Sanmar Group, a well known Industrial conglomerate with global presence in niche businesses of Chemicals, Engineering (Products and Steel Castings) and Shipping. Mr. Kumar is an active spokesperson of industry and trade and was the Past President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), a leading industrial body. He participates in the functioning of various other prominent apex bodies. He is also on the Board of several public limited companies. Mr. Kumar, a Graduate Engineer in Electronics and Communication carries with him a vast experience in the spheres of Technology, Management and Finance.
Mr. Lakshmiah Balachandra Naidu
Mr. Lakshmiah Balachandra Naidu is the Managing Director of Goldman Sachs (Singapore) managing their investments in India and Singapore. Prior to this, Mr. Naidu was heading the capital markets business of Rabobank in India. He is a Graduate Engineer from Regional Engineering College, Suratkal and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Sunder Hemrajani has been associated with Times OOH since 2007. He has an overall corporate experience of 25 plus years. Prior to his association with Times OOH, Sunder was President- Distribution at Reliance Capital. Mr. Sunder started his career as a Management trainee at Hindustan Unilever & moved up the ladder to become the General Sales Manager .Thereon he moved to work with companies like PepsiCo and Whirlpool at senior management levels in Sales. Mr. Hemrajani is a Mechanical Engineer from Delhi College of Engineering and holds a Masters degree in Business Administration from the Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi.
Shekhar Narayanaswami heads our Finance, Legal and Commercial divisions. With an experience of over 20 years in finance and management, he has previously worked with organizations such as Alghanim Industries, Tata Motors, Sundaram Fasteners, Timex, Coca Cola & Bharti Group. He holds an MBA degree & is a qualified chartered accountant.
G.Sharath Chandra heads our Airport, Traditional and Alternate Media Revenue function. Sharath is a senior sales and marketing professional with over 24 years experience in Brands – Strategy, Advertising, Media & Entertainment and Digital. Sharath joins us from Absolute Radio- London, UK, where he was working as Chief Operating Officer- International Initiatives. In his prior stints, Sharath has worked with leading advertising agencies such as JWT, Lowe and Ogilvy. Sharath also has had a dot com entrepreneurial stint with an Intel Capital portfolio company, Avigna, in New York/DC and Hong Kong. Sharath’s career has spanned across diverse geographies and cultures traversing Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai in India, New York and Washington DC in North America, Hong Kong in the Far East. Sharath holds a B.E (Mechanical) degree from Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Aman Nanda heads our corporate strategy and planning, projects and acquisition vertical. Aman has close to 13 years of global experience in management and technology-based services assignments. Prior to joining us, Aman has also worked with IBM Business Consulting Services and TCS. He holds an MBA in strategy & is a mechanical engineer by qualification.
Rohit Chopraheads TIMDAA: the GMR –TIML Joint venture which exclusively serves Delhi airport. Rohit has 16 years of experience prior to joining Times Group and his most recent stint has been with Bunge India as General Manager, Sales. Rohit is an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi.