Gautam Bhanot joins NewsX as National Revenue Head

10 Sep,2014

By A Correspondent


Gautam Bhanot

ITV Network has roped in GautamBhanot as National Revenue Head for NewsX. Gautam will be responsible for the overall sales and revenue generation of the channel. He will focus on growing the top line for the company, while also creating new revenue streams and opportunities, and in turn significantly contributing to the overall growth of the ITV Network.


Gautam is a seasoned media professional with more than 16 years of experience across leading media companies in revenue maximization, inventory management and market development. He comes with a proven track record of leading his team in achieving sales targets consistently. He joins NewsX from Network18 after a fruitful innings of 9 years, his last position being National Sales Head for CNN-IBN. Prior to this, he was Vice President – Sales, heading revenue generation for CNN-IBN, CNBC-TV18 and CNBC-AWAAZ, for the North region. Gautam’s has had successful stints at The Times of India & Economic Times and the TejBandhu Group.


R K Arora, Group CEO said in an official communique, “We are delighted to have Gautam on board at this exciting time of growth and expansion at ITV Network. We are certain that his experience and understanding of the business will benefit NewsX as we strive to continue to be the market leader in English news genre, in line with ITV Network’s objective of becoming India’s profitable and largest TV news network.”


Gautam is a Commerce graduate and holds an MBA degree with specialization in marketing.


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