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Sakshi Jain and Manan Sheel Bhasin join IBN Network

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing | January 14, 2015
Jain will head CNN-IBN's display sales team in the North, while Bhasin will handle the display sales of IBN7 and IBN-Lokmat in the same region.

IBN Network (part of TV18) has announced the appointment of Sakshi Jain and Manan Sheel Bhasin as assistant vice presidents - Sales.

Manan Sheel Bhasin

As part of the new role, Jain will head CNN-IBN's display sales team in the North, while Bhasin will handle the display sales of IBN7 and IBN-Lokmat in the same region. In their current roles, Jain and Bhasin will focus on the overall sales strategy for driving the goals of boosting the Network's market share and revenues.

In her previous role, Jain was the deputy general manager, TV Today Network, where she was responsible for the ad sales of Oye 104.8 FM for North. Jain comes with 16 years of experience ranging from media planning, buying and broadcast sales across leading consumer brands and television channels. In broadcast sales, she was also associated with channels like Aaj Tak, Sony Entertainment Television, Headlines Today, Big CBS & RTL and ABP Sananda.

Bhasin, meanwhile, has been in media for over 12 years and has worked with brands like Aaj Tak, Headlines Today, Tez, Ten Sports, ABP News, ABP Ananda and ABP Majha. He brings with him expertise of revenue and business generation and sustenance of continuous growth.

For the record, the Network18 Group is a media and entertainment company with interests in television, internet, films, e-commerce, magazines, mobile content and allied businesses. Through its subsidiary 'TV18 Broadcast, the group operates news channels - CNBC-TV18, CNBC Awaaz, CNBC-TV18 Prime HD, CNN-IBN, IBN7 and IBN-Lokmat (a Marathi regional news channel in partnership with the Lokmat group).