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Durga Raghunath quits Network18 Digital

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, New Delhi | In Digital | July 22, 2014
Raghunath has spent close to four years with the Network18 Group and was promoted as CEO in April 2014.

Durga Raghunath

Durga Raghunath, CEO, Network18 Digital, the digital content arm of Network18, has quit. She spent close to four years with the Network18 Group and was promoted to CEO in April 2014. Raghunath's departure follows a number of high-profile exits from the Group, including founder Raghav Bahl.

Raghunath was CEO of Firstpost.com, the group's news and opinion portal. In 2013, Network18 Digital (earlier known as Web18) promoted Raghunath as CEO of Firstpost.com. Earlier, she was vice-president, product and executive news producer for Firstpost. Raghunath joined Network18 in 2011 and conceptualised and launched Firstpost.

Raghunath has over 13 years of experience in publishing, both books and digital. She previously worked with the Wall Street Journal, Mint and HarperCollins in New York. She has an MBA from ISB and studied publishing at Columbia University.

Network18 Digital comprises a bouquet of the country's leading digital content brands and services. This includes Moneycontrol.com, IBNlive.com, Firstpost.com and Burrp.com. Network18 Digital has recently launched Firstbiz.com and News18.com. Cumulatively, Network18 Digital reaches over 25 million unique visitors on an average every month, according to comScore.

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