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Patrika ropes in VN Satish Nair as AVP, Delhi

By Devesh Gupta , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Media Publishing | July 14, 2014
He moves from ZenithOptimedia after a stint of five years. Nair has over 20 years of experience in the industry.

Rajasthan Patrika has roped in VN Satish Nair as AVP, Delhi. He is moving from ZenithOptimedia Group after a stint of five years. Nair has years of experience in print, cinema and radio buying and selling. He was the vice president, media buying - print, cinema and radio at Zenith.

VN Satish Nair

Commenting on his new role, Nair, says, "Till now, I have worked in agencies, and have interacted with media heads and various clients. Now, I will be on other side of the table and looking forward to use my experience to enhance my new responsibilities with Patrika Group".

Saurabh Bhandari, national head, corporate, Patrika Group, says, "Satish is a senior member of the industry and enjoys a wide exposure, I am sure his expertise and insights will add new dimensions to Patrika's exponential growth."

Nair has 20 years of solid experience behind him. He has held various roles in companies such as OMD, Madison, Carat, TBWA, RKSBBDO and handled clients like Airtel, Honda, Toshiba, Luxur, Reckitt, Nestle, Hero Motors, Yamaha, Uninor, Best Foods, Adidas, Max New York Insurance and Bacadi VRL Logistics.

For the record, the Patrika Group publishes the Hindi daily, Rajasthan Patrika and is a 55-year-old company that started as an evening newspaper. Apart from Madhya Pradesh, it is also present in Gujarat, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan. It has 31 editions.

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