Dainik Bhaskar appoints Pathik Shah as CEO, DB Digital

04 Oct,2019

By A Correspondent


Pathik Shah

DB Corp Limited has announced the appointment of Pathik Shah as Chief Executive Officer for DB Digital, its digital products business.

Prior to joining Dainik Bhaskar Group, Pathik was associated with Hike Messenger for seven years. He was designated as the Vice President, Products and also led M&A functions.

Commenting on the appointment, Pawan Agarwal, Deputy Managing Director, DB Corp Limited said: “We are pleased to welcome Pathik on-board. We are confident that his proven ability to drive strategic growth especially in digital consumer products through product innovation, and his leadership skills will contribute to the Group’s ambition of further strengthening the brand. Dainik Bhaskar Group is at an exciting stage of growth and we look forward to achieving several milestones on the journey ahead and reinforcing our position as one of India’s largest and dynamic media conglomerates.”

Added Shah: “I am delighted to be a part of the DB Digital team of India’s largest print media company, Dainik Bhaska Group. Having a leadership position in the print medium, we’re now aiming to become the dominant player in digital news and content products built for India, targeting the enormous pool of ~500 million users who are either existing or soon-to-become users of internet directly via mobile phones, in the next couple of years. We have the opportunity of a lifetime to build a rich, mobile-first news product for this market and innovate on key aspects like engaging content formats and a seamless product experience optimized for India while continuing to deliver what we’re already known for – high quality, trusted content. It will be my sincere endeavour to contribute meaningfully towards achieving success in this ambitious mission.”

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