iTV Network ups Varun Kohli as India News CEO

MUMBAI: iTV Network has elevated Varun Kohli as CEO of its national Hindi news channel India News. Prior to this, he was India News COO and revenue head.


Kohli will report to iTV Network group CRO and NewsX CEO Sanjay Dua.


In his new role, Kohli will be responsible for leading the growth of the channel to next level.


iTV Network managing director Kartikeya Sharma said, “We are delighted to elevate Varun as the CEO of India News. This elevation is in line with our commitment to growth. His skills and wide experience  will surely help India news reach the next level of growth.”


Dua added, “Over the course of time, Varun has played a more central role in the leadership of the company and with his elevation to CEO, India News; he will take on an even wider role. His strong track record of delivering growth and understanding of industry will help our continued success, moving forward.”


“I’m humbled by the new role. iTV network is a young and dynamic organisation, which has witnessed tremendous growth in the recent years and I am privileged to be a part of this journey. My focus will be to lead India News to the next level of growth and tap newer opportunities in the ever expanding Hindi news space,” said Kohli.


Prior to joining ITV network, he was head of sales for IBN7. With a professional experience spanning over 21 years, he has worked in companies like Amar Ujala, Bennett, Coleman & Company Ltd., Deccan Chronicle, Dainik Bhaskar, Hindustan Times and Indian Express.

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