Amol Maheshwari joins Bloomberg TV as National Sales Head

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing | November 19, 2014
Previously, Maheshwari was handling corporate sales and worksite marketing for Bajaj Allianz Life.

English business news channel Bloomberg TV has appointed Amol Maheshwari as national sales head.

Amol Maheshwari

Lavneesh Gupta

As a part of his new portfolio, Maheshwari will be responsible to drive the business development for the channel across India. His key focus areas at Bloomberg TV India would be to nurture a strong business team and to significantly enhance sales revenue for the channel in FY'15, while improving Bloomberg TV's penetration of client's coverage across industries.

He will be leading a team of regional heads and account directors who service a mix of corporates across PSUs, private companies, MNC segments and Government Business.

Maheshwari will report to Lavneesh Gupta, COO, Bloomberg TV India.

Commenting on his appointment, Gupta says, "Amol, with his experience and deep understanding of the television business, will surely add tremendous value to the channel. I am confident that he will be a prodigious asset to the organisation and will help us reach the next level through his keen understanding of the business."

On his new role, Maheshwari adds, "It is a great pleasure to take new responsibility at Bloomberg TV India, as it offers a value proposition of being the First, Fastest, Factual, Final and Futuristic on News Reporting to viewers. This opportunity at Bloomberg TV India is a spectacular one from my personal and professional growth perspective and I look forward to constantly innovate and create a unique and rewarding experience for clients."

Maheshwari has over a decade experience across the Banking and Financial Services space.

Prior to joining Bloomberg, Maheshwari was handling corporate sales and worksite marketing for Bajaj Allianz Life.

He started his career in 2004 with HDFC Life as a management trainee and progressed as a corporate account manager. Post HDFC Life, he worked with HSBC Bank as vice president and channel sales manager for mid-market segment proposition, HSBC Advance.

Maheshwari is pursuing his senior management programme in Leadership and Management from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. He has done his B.Com (Hons) in 2001 from Sri Venkateswara College (University of Delhi), PGDM in Marketing and Finance from Symbiosis Center for Management & HRD in 2004.

He is also a Certified Executive Coach from International Coach Federation.

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