HT management rejig sees Ghose as Mumbai head, Thota leads new initiatives

MUMBAI: Spurred by the twin success of its Mumbai launch and recent IPO, Hindustan Times is accelerating action on new initiatives.



And the man charged with the responsibility of rolling out new initiatives (read editions) is Ranganathan Thota, who led the launch of the paper in Mumbai. Thota moves to New Delhi with immediate effect and in his place, taking over as vice president and business head of West and South, is Sandip Ghose, who will be relocating to Mumbai.



Says HT Media Ltd CEO Rajiv Verma, “Ranganathan has been instrumental in the successful launch of the Mumbai edition and we are going to use his expertise in new ventures. Sandip’s experience will be used to consolidate our position in Mumbai.”



Thota joined HT Media in mid-January 2005 and Ghose, who quit ABP Group in December last year, was brought in to play a key role in HT’s Mumbai launch.

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