Mumbai : Ashit Kukian, COO, Music Broadcast Pvt Ltd (MBPL), has decided to move on after a decade long stint. He has been part of the founding team which grew Radio City from a four-city brand to a national presence and been integral in building Radio City to its current stature – as a respected media brand and a leader in the radio industry.
Commenting on his move, Apurva Purohit, CEO, MBPL, said “Ashit has played a key role in the exciting journey of Radio City over the last decade. We will miss him, and I take this opportunity on behalf of the entire team at Radio City to wish him all the very best in his future endeavours.”
Kukian added here, “The last decade has been a fantastic run, and I’ve enjoyed every bit of this journey. We’ve got a terrific team at Radio City, and I know the brand will only grow from strength to strength.”
Ashit Kukian was promoted as the COO during February 2010 and he will continue with the FM player till mid-November and help in navigating the transition.
Prior to venturing into the radio industry, Kukian had a 13-year stint with Bennett Coleman & Company.
It may be noted that Jagran group has acquired Radio City from Mid-market buyout fund India Value Fund Advisors Ltd recently.