has been appointed business head for Pearl Media, the media sales arm of Century Communication Ltd (CCL), an integrated media and entertainment company with interests in television, films, radio and so on. Kanchan joins in place of ex-CEO Sanjay Reddy, who recently moved out to join Zee Telugu as its chief executive officer.
Kanchan is a graduate in commerce and has close to 16 years of experience in ad sales. He started his career in 1992 with Get it Yellow Pages and stayed associated with the company for seven years. Then, in 1999, he joined the ad sales department of South-based TV channel Eenadu TV. He worked there for three years and then joined Pamalaya Telefilms. After working for Pamalaya Telefilms for the next three years, his next stint was with Pearl Media. He quit Pearl Media after two years and joined Integrated Media Holdings, where he worked for one year.