Lokmat is looking at driving synergies within the company and has made some key restructuring announcements, after the merger of the two companies within the Lokmat group, in a move aimed at building a strong corporate team.
Ajit Nair, GM - West has been promoted as AVP- west and south markets. Anu Berry, GM – north has been promoted as AVP – north and central India.
Kshitij Chandra takes over as GM – AIM. G. Veeranna has been promoted as GM - south. Hemant Joshi has been promoted as senior GM, corporate sales, Pune. O. P. Kela has been made senior VP. Mohan Joshi becomes VP - Finance, Vasant Aware becomes AVP, circulation. S. S. Khare and Shailesh Chandiwal both are now AVP –finance, Balaji Muley becomes GM - HR and admin. Dilip Tikhle becomes executive editor, Lokmat Nagpur and N. K. Nayak takes charge as executive editor, Lokmat Times.
Commenting on the restructuring, Jwalant Swaroop, director – advertising and business development, said, "Restructuring is important for us in many ways. I am glad that we have concluded this huge exercise. Roles are well defined for individuals which, of course, will bring immense focus in all functional areas aiding our future growth. Lokmat has already acquired a size which requires a sizeable team both at the corporate and functional level and I am sure this team will help us achieve the desired results and goals that we have set for ourselves."