Times Network appoints Rohit Chadda and Vinay Sarawagi
Chadda and Sarawagi move from Network18 Media & Investments
Sep 22, 2022 11:36:00 AM | Article | Campaign India Team
(From left: Rohit Chadda and Vinay Sarawagi)
Times Network has announced the appointment of Rohit Chadda as president and chief operating officer-digital business, and Vinay Sarawagi as senior vice president – digital content.
Chadda will lead the digital operations of the network and oversee product strategy, audience development and operations planning for the digital businesses. He will also work closely with the Network’s leadership team to power the company’s overall digital transformation efforts and scale the business.
Sarawagi will play a role in leading content strategy for the digital arm of the network, Timesnownews.com and will also aim to boost the growth of the network’s digital assets.
Chadda and Sarawagi both move from Network18 Media & Investments. Chadda was the group chief strategy officer, whereas Sarawagi was the executive editor at the media company.
MK Anand, managing director and CEO, Times Network, said, “We have been making concerted efforts in building our digital prowess to cater to an expanding user base across platforms. I am pleased to welcome Rohit and Vinay to the team, who bring expertise in driving successful digital strategy across business development and content innovation. I am confident they will be valuable additions in supporting our ambitious growth plans and help us scale new heights.”
Chadda said, “I’m delighted to join Times Network to helm its digital mandate. My efforts will be to create new opportunities, capitalise on emerging trends and strengthen the Network’s digital assets to facilitate its transformation to a digital-first organisation.”
Sarawagi added, "I'm excited to join India's most influential news network. At Times Network, audiences are at the heart of everything and the unmatched brand connect with the viewers will continue to differentiate the Network brands from the noise. I look forward to taking on this new role and synergising my efforts to ensure that our audiences across mediums, formats and languages are served with unputdownable content, all day, every day."
With over 17 years of experience, Chadda has also worked at Merrill Lynch and Zee Entertainment Enterprises, among others. As for Sarawagi, he has over 15 years of experience with companies such as Business Standard and The Times of India, among others.