PM Balakrishna, who has been serving as the vice president, Allied Media has been elevated as the chief operating officer (COO) of the company. Balakrishna had joined Allied Media along with Shripad Kulkarni, chief executive officer of the company since its inception in April 2007. As COO, he will take charge of the entire operations of the current Rs. 1000 crore franchise that Allied media manages.
Commenting on the development, Kulkarni said, “Balakrishna has been the key resource of Allied Media since its inception and has played a pivotal role in the super success story of the company. As we grow at a breakneck speed, we strongly believe in nurturing and growing in-house talent. We believe in building leaders from within.”
Balakrishna added, “I am excited with the challenging opportunity to drive the company to newer heights. We have established a strong presence in India in a short span of time and our association with Point Logic we are now ready to take on the best in the industry.”
He has over 20 years of varied experience in sales and marketing having worked with media houses like Times of India – Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd, Zee Network, etc.