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Senthil Chengalvarayan, Udayan Mukherjee promoted at TV18

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Publishing | July 07, 2008
Chengalvarayan will be president and group editorial director, TV18 business media, while Mukherjee will be managing editor, CNBC-TV18

Strengthening & #BANNER1 & # its editorial team, TV18 has promoted Senthil Chengalvarayan as president and group editorial director, TV18 business media, and Udayan Mukherjee as managing editor, CNBC-TV18.

Chengalvarayan and Mukherjee are senior editorial executives and founding members of CNBC-TV18.

In an official communique, Haresh Chawla, group chief executive officer, Network18, said, "Senthil and Udayan have been instrumental in building what is today India's most influential business news network. Senthil will now take on the additional responsibilities of building on our strengths and taking the business media franchise to a leadership position across all verticals. Udayan, along with the terrific team we have at CNBC-TV18, will continue to make sure we deliver cutting edge news and insights to our viewers."

TV18 is a listed subsidiary of Network18 and one of India's leading media conglomerates. It operates India's No. 1 business news network through its channels, CNBC-TV18 and CNBC Awaaz. It also runs one of India's largest web networks, Web18. Moneycontrol.com, Commoditiescontrol.com, Indiaearnings.com and Poweryourtrade.com are some of the websites under the Web18 umbrella, focussed on business and financial information.

In the last couple of years, TV18 has extended its offerings into the print domain as well. This came about with the acquisition of Infomedia, a prominent player in India's B2B publishing and printing operations space. Infomedia brings out special interest titles such as Chip, Overdrive and T3. TV18 also provides real time financial information under the Newswire18 service.