Umesh Kumar will quit Open Media Network, the publications division of RPG Group, by December end. Kumar joined the RPG group in August 2008 as publisher and business head.
Kumar has over two decades of experience in advertising and marketing. He moved to Open Media Network from India Today group, where he was the marketing head and associate publisher. He spent five years at India Today. Kumar holds a degree in civil engineering from IIT, Delhi and a post graduate diploma in management from IIM, Bangalore. In the past, he has worked with Thomson, Mudra and Rediffusion DY&R as well.
The RPG Group has an annual turnover of Rs 14,000 crore, in interests ranging from retail to IT.