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TV18 marketing head Neel Chowdhury quits; to join Obopay as VP, CMO

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MUMBAI: Neel Chowdhury, CNBC TV18 and CNBC Awaaz VP marketing, has ended his two-year stint with the company to join US-based mobile payment service company Obopay as vice-president and chief marketing officer.

Confirming the development to Indiantelevision.com, Chowdhury said, "Yes I have joined the new start-up Obopay today as VP and CMO."

Based out of Mumbai, Chowdhury will spearhead the company's expansion plans in India.

Before joining TV18 in March 2008, Chowdhury was CMO at Times Global Broadcasting (TGBCL). Prior to TGBCL, he was Bharti Mumbai head -marketing. He has also worked with Tata Teleservices and Pepsico International as COO - West Bengal and channel development manager respectively.

Obopay has several strategic investing partners like Qualcomm, Citi, Redpoint Ventures, Richmond Management, and Essar.

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