Mumbai: Network18, one of India’s most diversified media conglomerates has been strengthening and re-organizing its revenue function to create a robust team with deserving talent base. Recently the company announced elevation of key sales personnel. Moving in the same direction, the Network has now announced the appointment of Mukul Gupta & Tauquir Zaidi as National Sales Heads for ETV News HSM (Hindi Speaking Markets) channels and ETV News Language channels, respectively.
Commenting on these appointments, Joy Chakraborthy, President – Revenue, TV18 & CEO Forbes India said, ‘We are very happy that Tauquir and Mukul have joined our ETV News Network, I welcome them. They bring vast and varied experience of media sales, which will strengthen an already good team.’
Prior to joining Network18, Mukul was Head Sales – Special Initiatives at Zee News’s regional bouquet of channels. Before that he was head of corporate sales with ETV News. He has considerable experience of work with other brands such as MAA TV, Sahara Samay, Dainik Bhaskar, Rajasthan Patrika, Hindustan Times to name a few.
Tauquir was the National Sales Head with Prasar Bharati – Doordarshan channels, Region Head with Times Now, NDTV Media and has spent more than 6 yrs in STAR India.
Both Mukul and Tauquir will be reporting to Sudip Roy, EVP and National Revenue Head, ETV News Network, Network18, who in turn reports to Joy.