R Rajmohan to join Open magazine as publisher

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Publishing | February 05, 2010
Rajmohan moves from Images Consumer Media Group and replaces Umesh Kumar, who had quit the company in December last year

R Rajmohan is presently serving his notice period at Images Consumer Media Group, and will join Open, the magazine from RPG group, from February 15 as its publisher.

Rajmohan presently holds the position of president and publisher at Images Consumer Media. In his new role, Rajmohan will be based out of Delhi and will report to Sanjeev Goenka, VC, RPG Group.

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Talking about his new role, Rajmohan says, "Open is an excellent editorial product, which needs to reach out to the right segment. Also, the group is looking at launching more titles this year, so it will be interesting working here." He adds that for Open, the immediate focus will be increasing marketing and communication efforts.

RPG Group is looking at launching new titles and also plans to bring international titles into the country.

Armed with more than 20 years of experience, Rajmohan has been associated with Images Consumer Media since late 2006. It was during his tenure that the company launched Livingetc, an international consumer title.

Rajmohan started his career in ad sales with The Times of India and later joined India Today Group. Apart from that, he has worked with Hindustan Times and Outlook Group. At Outlook Group, he handled various duties, including that of national head ad sales, member of the management committee and vice-president. He left the company as business head of Outlook magazine.