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Radio City inducts Rana Barua as south head

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MUMBAI: Radio City has made three top-level appointments to facilitate its growth and expansion plans, following the recent acquisition of 16 new FM broadcast licenses and the launch of its stations in Hyderabad, Chennai and Jaipur.

Rana Barua has been appointed as head - south zone, Mohan Vizhakat as head - technology and IT and Anil Dhimri as head - projects / infrastructure at Radio City.
As part of his new assignment, Barua will be responsible for three key markets - Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai.

Barua is an experienced hand in the advertising industry with stints in agencies such as Rediffusion / Dentsu Y&R Mumbai, McCann - Erickson, Lowe, Ogilvy and JWT for over 10 years. Prior to joining Radio City, Barua held the position of VP and GM at Bates Enterprise, Mumbai.

The private FM radio company has also appointed Vizhakat, who has over 19 years of experience in project management, IT infrastructure management, consultancy, IT-telecom integrated solutions, networking, information security across industry segments.

Vizhakat has also received distinguished award and decoration from the president of India on the Republic Day 2001 for exemplary performance in project management during his tenure in the armed forces. A few of his previous assignments include Airtel Enterprise Solutions, Indecomm Global Services, Defence Research and Development Organization, informs an official release.

On other other hand, as head - projects / infrastructure, Dimri comes in with more than 27 years of experience, and has handled several large office infrastructure projects with emphasis on cost saving in esteemed organisations like Tata Teleservices, Tata Cellular and Tata Unisys Limited to name a few.

Radio City CEO Apurva Purohit says, "Radio City has always aimed to bring on board the best talent available. The three gentlemen, with proven credentials and ability to deliver results in their respective domains, are tremendous additions to our team. I am confident that they will help us further enhance the diversity of our offerings with their rich experience and an in-depth understanding of the industry. I welcome them to be a part of the Radio City family and wish them good luck for their new role."

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