Bengaluru: Asianet News Network (ANN) has elevated NK Appachoo as Business Head for Kannada News Channel Suvarna News and Kannada News paper Kannada Prabha.
Prior to this he was the General Manager – Product and Operation in Asianet News Network. After three years sting with parent organization Jupiter Capital, Appachoo moved to ANN two years before and he was responsible for the operations of Suvarna News.
In this new role, He will be heading all the business related to non-editorial functions of Suvarna News and Kannada Prabha.
Speaking exclusively to MediaNews4U, Appachoo said “I look forward to this new role as business head for Suvarna News and Kannada Prabha. Both these brands have a rich heritage and legacy in Kannada news’ history with Kannada Prabha being in existence since 51 years and Suvarna News since 11 years. Our goal will be to propel these brands forward by adopting newer media technology and distribution, while continuing to uphold the core value of delivering straight, bold and relentless news to millions of Kannadigas across the world.”
Abhinav Khare, CEO, AMEL Group, “We at AMEL group believe in creating sustainable businesses by leveraging cutting edge technology, efficient operation model and meticulous planning. Our core objective is to enrich the experiences of our viewers and audiences which has translated into our rapid growth over the years. Appachoo’s holistic approach to business and his deep expertise across investments, strategy and technology places Suvarna News & Kannada Prabha under the leadership of an able steward who can propel the company to the next paradigm of growth. I look forward to continue working with Appachoo.”
Appachoo’s decade long career spans across technology, management consulting and private equity sectors. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering from MSRIT, Bangalore and completed his Masters – PGDM (MBA) from TAPMI, Manipal.