Navaneeth L V to take over from Rajiv Lochan as Hindu CEO

27 May,2019

Navaneeth L V

By A Correspondent

 

THG Publishing Private Ltd, the publishers of The Hindu and other group publications, has announced the appointment of LV Navaneeth as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Company from June 1 on completion of the term of the CEO and Managing Director, Rajiv C. Lochan, who has decided to move on.

 

According to a statement issued by company Chairman N Ram: “The Board of Directors records its appreciation of Mr Lochan’s excellent contributions to the newspaper organisation and wishes him the very best,” adding: “For Mr Navaneeth, this represents a homecoming: he served this organisation between 1998 and 2006 in a senior position in Advertising and Marketing. Going on to get a diverse media experience in radio, television, media planning and buying, and digital advertising, he brings with him expertise and hands-on experience to play an effective leadership role in the Company in the face of far-reaching changes and challenges in the media landscape and in an increasingly interconnected digital ecosystem.”

 

Navaneeth started work with HCL and took a two-year break to do a two-year course at MICA, Ahmedabad. He then joined The Hindu where he was General Manager – Advertising and Marketing. After an eight-year stint there, he moved to Radio One as Station Director and Head of Programming. A three-year stint there, he moved to Sun TV as Vice President – Programming where he spent six years. He later moved to Indonesia as Leader – Trading for Mindshare there.

 

 

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