Jagran 18 has announced the appointment of Sanjay Bhatla as national sales head, Jagran 18 Publications. Prior to this, Bhatla was senior general manager, sales at the Bhaskar Group. He has also worked on the client side with brands like Kelvinator, Whirlpool, Samsung, LG and Videocon.
Bharat Kapadia, CEO and Managing Editor, Jagran18 said “Sanjay with his accomplished background in building businesses and growing brands, will be a key architect of our plans. With rich experience in media and consumer durables, Sanjay brings with him an intimate understanding of consumption patterns, advertising trends and new business opportunities, we welcome him on board.”
Jagran 18 Publications is a 50:50 joint venture between TV18, a subsidiary of Network18, and Jagran Prakashan, publisher of Dainik Jagran, which is set to launch a Hindi business daily in India sometime this year. There are also plans to launch other Indian language financial dailies.