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Digital cable federation AIDCF secy-gen Saharsh Damani quits

NEW DELHI: Saharsh Damani has decided to move on and put in his papers as the founder secretary-general of the All-India Digital Cable Welfare Federation. However, his resignation will be effective by October-end.

During his tenure, Damani played a crucial role in steering negotiations with the government and TRAI and on the cable tariff case in Tamil Nadu where AIDCF was intervener.

No reason has been given but industry sources said Damani may move out of media and entertainment industry. Prior to joining AIDCF in July 2015, Damani had worked with the Indian Broadcasting Foundation.

Damani is a professional with around 15 experience in business strategy, strategy consulting, operations, business development, mergers and acquisitions, qualitative / quantitative research, corporate and financial research, competitive intelligence and crisis management. 

He has expertise in financial planning, innovation and strategic development, business brokerage with wealthy and influential market segment and market intelligence. He is also skilled in designing and implementing strategic plans, project management, new business development, sales and marketing and financial planning.

Damani has hands-on experience in brand positioning and research from acquisition to exit strategy, directing numerous product introductions, managing business units and creating project teams. He is efficient in developing new markets, reinvent and revitalise operations, and turnarounds using creative approaches. 

With excellent communications skills with strong analytical, problem solving and organisational abilities, he has a sound exposure of using a large variety of databases.

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