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Sandeep Sharma joins R K Swamy Media Group as president

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Planning & Buying | March 28, 2012
Sharma will take over from Chintamani Rao, who is moving into another role in the company.

Sandeep Sharma has joined R K Swamy Media Group as president. He will take over from Chintamani Rao, who is moving into another role in the company. Earlier, Sharma was senior vice-president, marketing and sales at Times Global Broadcasting, where he was part of the start-up team of Times Now and ET Now.

Sandeep Sharma

Speaking about this change of leadership, Shekar Swamy, group CEO, R K Swamy Hansa, says, "We are delighted to have Sharma lead this group. Our media service has seen very good growth over the past year. It serves the needs of over 75 advertisers across the country, delivering tremendous results to them. Sandeep's mandate is to build on the quality of the service, even as he helps the group to engage wider and deeper with leading advertisers."

In a career spanning 22 years, Sharma has been in senior leadership roles in revenue, brand and key client relationship management across media, advertising and brand management.

Commenting on his new assignment, Sharma says, "R K Swamy Media group has a great set of clients and a high quality team across offices. I am excited to build further on the excellent work done so far and aggressively grow the business, while retaining our focus on best quality service and superior media solutions to our clients."

R K Swamy Media Group comprises of four units - Media Direction, Digital Direction, Hansa Media and Hansa Outdoor. It is a part of R K Swamy Hansa, a marketing communications and services group. The group offers creative and media services, market research, direct/CRM and advanced analytics, events and activation, healthcare communication, PR, social and rural communication, and more.

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