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Jwalant Swaroop steps down as COO of Lokmat Media

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Publishing | June 27, 2012
He will continue with the group as consultant, strategic planning. Swaroop has been associated with Lokmat Media for 20 years.

Jwalant Swaroop, COO, publishing, Lokmat Media has decided to step down from his position at the company from August 1. However, he will continue his association with Lokmat Media in a new role as strategic planning consultant.

Jwalant Swaroop

Karan Darda, executive director, Lokmat Media will take over the responsibilities handled by Swaroop. His new role will involve strategic planning and mentoring the new leadership at Lokmat Media. Darda confirms the development to afaqs!.

Swaroop has been associated with the company for 20 years (since 1992) and during his tenure, has handled various functions at the group. He took over as the COO of Lokmat Media in 2011, before which he was director, advertising at the group.

He has played a vital role as a key member of the leadership team handling the advertising sales function. Swaroop was promoted as director, ad sales, in April 2004, from the position of general manager. He has been involved with the newspaper industry for more than 27 years.

He has a bachelor's degree in commerce from the University of Allahabad, and a degree in law from the University of Nagpur.

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