Mumbai: Mr. Harrish M Bhatia, CEO of MY FM, is being elevated and brought back to DB group core business of print media as President. In the new role, all the state COOs of DB group, will report to him. This move will be effective starting 2nd November’2017.
Mr. Harrish M Bhatia joined MY FM in Oct’2001 and spent 16 years of his career with DB. Prior to moving to the Radio division of the group he spent around 6 years in print business where he was head of the Rajasthan Unit. Subsequently, he laid the foundation of Divya Bhaskar in Gujarat and also led the Corp. Sales & Marketing vertical of the Print Business. Then in the year 2007, he took charge of Radio Business and established MY FM. He successfully led MY FM to reach breakeven within a period of 3 years and today has the Highest EBITA margins and No.1 radio player in the retail market across 7 states with 30 stations.
Speaking on the announcement Mr. Sudhir Agarwal, Managing Director, DB Corp Ltd,“Harrish is an old hand in the system, with his vast exposure across brands and categories and deep understanding of the various functions in the Print business, he will be able to take the business to new heights. I wish him all the very best in the new role.”
Rahul Namjoshi, who was earlier the Corporate Sales Head, has been elevated as Business Head, MY FM keeping in view Mr. Bhatia’s movement into print business. In his new role Rahul will report to Mr. Pawan Agarwal, Deputy Managing Director. Rahul joined the organization in March’07 and held the role of Regional Head Gujarat and Cluster Head – NCR till 2012. In 2012 he moved into the role of National Corporate Sales Head and has been also handling the client solutions team and the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Mr. Pawan Agarwal, Dy.Managing Director said, “Rahul has been with us since 2007, his strong understanding of the radio business both at the retail and corporate level made him the obvious choice for us, I am sure MY FM will achieve new heights under his leadership.”