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Abraham Thomas joins Radio City 91.1 FM as CEO

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Media Publishing | November 19, 2015
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Thomas will report to Apurva Purohit, who is now president of the Jagran Group.

Abraham Thomas is slated to join as the CEO of Radio City 91.1 FM from November 22. He will report to Apurva Purohit, who was recently elevated to the post of president of the Jagran Group, post its acquisition of Radio City earlier this year.

Abraham Thomas

Apurva Purohit

According to the official statement, "Thomas is an experienced leader with a proven track record of running large media businesses, having demonstrated the ability to work with high performance teams to build and scale businesses within a competitive environment. He has deep knowledge across various media platforms such as print, broadcasting (TV and radio), online, and mobile, backed with over 20 years of hands-on leadership experience across organisations such as Red FM, MTV, Sony and The Indian Express."

"We couldn't have got a better person than Thomas to run Radio City. He is not only a highly experienced business manager, but is also extremely passionate about radio's various facets - content, marketing and new distribution platforms like digital. Over the last decade, we have built Radio City into a market leader in the FM industry, as well as a great place to work. Thomas brings with him maturity and an outstanding ability to work with high quality teams which will only help take the culture of Radio City to greater heights", says Purohit, while confirming the news.

Commenting on his appointment, Thomas says, "I am excited to be a part of Radio City, which is India's leading radio brand and most preferred media employer, at this critical juncture as the organisation expands its footprint to become the leading radio network in the country. With Radio City, Radio Mantra and the recently acquired new licenses, the Group is strategically poised to become the leading radio player of the future."

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