IBT Media Appoints Mohit Hira as President & Country Head (India)
Dated: July 05, 2016
IBT Media has announced the appointment of Mohit Hira as the President and Country Head of its India operations. IBT media specialises in real-time business news, intelligence, and economic analyses. It’s Indian edition is headquartered in Bengaluru. With over seven digital editions in four languages, spread across the world, IB Times has been operational since 2011. Hira, in his last assignment was chief executive and publisher of the RP-Sanjiv Goenka-owned Open Media Network which publishes the Open Magazine.
Mohan said, “Hira’s mandate is to create a brand out of a well-built product with market-facing initiatives and content reinforcement.” Engineered by IB Times’global team, the site has seen rapid growth in recent years and is well supported by advertisers. Apart from business news, technology, entertainment, sports and politics from India and the world constitute the news lineup in the India edition.”
Hira said, “IB Times presents a unique opportunity to take a popular digital destination to the next level. In my interactions with Dev and Mohan, their infectious start-up attitude convinced me of the opportunity to leverage my experience. The website is rich in content and is engineered for on-the-go readers who need credible updates on business news through the day. Now it’s time to turn it into a consumer-facing brand and socialise it.”