Rahul Thappa, Bharat Bhushan quit Mail Today

19 Dec,2011

By Akash Raha


Rahul Thappa, COO of Mail Today has quit the group. Mr Thappa had joined Mail Today in May 2011, taking over from the then-COO Suresh Balakrishnan. Rahul Thappa is serving his last week at Mail Today after which he will move to his new organization, which he refused to name at the moment. When asked by MxM India, he confirmed that he has quit.


He said “I’m thankful to the board of Mail Today Newspapers Pvt Ltd for having given me the opportunity to head the operations of the publication as its COO. It was a pleasure working with the entire MT team and the operational learning from having managed a daily newspaper has added immensely to my repertoire of skills. I am confident that the newspaper will grow into a force to reckon with in the years ahead. My new assignment is in conformance with my long-term career objectives. I shall be able to speak about my assignment in the weeks to follow.”


Mr Thappa earlier worked as the Managing Director at Mindshare Malaysia. He also held a key position at the India Today Group, where he reported to Mr Ashish Bagga, CEO, India Today Group.


Bharat Bhushan, Editor, Mail Today has also quit the organization. Mr Bhushan, too, confirmed this development, but refused to make any further comments. Mr Bhushan was a part of Mail Today’s launch team and was earlier the Editor of Telegraph – Delhi edition.


Mail Today, the compact daily in Delhi, is a joint venture of India Today Group and Associated Newspapers (ANL), publisher of Daily Mail, UK.

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