RBNL inducts new talent for growth of TV business

 MUMBAI: Big Magic, the flagship entertainment channel from Reliance Broadcast Network has roped in Sahil Kangotra as its business head and Shalini Gupta as chief marketing officer for the television networks: Big Magic, Big Magic Ganga, Big Thrill and Big Magic International.

In their respective functions, Kangotra and Gupta will report to RBNL COO Lavneesh Gupta and will be the torchbearers, leading the television team through its next level of growth. Having successfully created radio network 92.7 Big FM, Reliance Broadcast Network is poised to drive growth and profitability for its TV business.

 An IIM Lucknow alumnus, Kangotra joins RBNL from ICICI Lombard GIC where the last position held was in the capacity of corporate solutions group VP. With over 12 years of work experience Kangotr’s expertise lies in building growth through effective trouble shooting and leading through people management.

Kangotra said, “I am excited about my foray into the broadcasting space and there could be no better Company than Reliance Broadcast Network, which is at the hub of the media evolution. I look forward to complementing the team’s strengths and adding value, to create optimal results for the business.”

Gupta, an MBA in marketing, with her extensive experience of over 15 years, will be responsible for driving market share and viewership along with creating brand saliency and buzz for the television network. She has been associated with brands/organisations as Bharti Airtel, Loop (BPL) Mobile, Parle Agro and Grey Worldwide across various roles.

Gupta stated, “I look forward to driving growth and higher market share for the television network and carve a distinct brand identity within the huge media clutter. Along with the leadership innovating team, I endeavour to create another success story for the television business.”

The COO said, “Shalini and Sahil each bring on board extensive and diverse experience which will further augment our brand’s growth and performance. It is our immense pleasure to announce their association with our television business, and we are confident that their proficiency will enable us to lead us to our next level of growth.”


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