India TV has announced the appointment of Vikas Handu as vice president, Digital Strategy. Prior to this he had been heading Product and Technology at The Indian Express group.
On his appointment Handu says in a press release, "I am excited for this opportunity that shall let me contribute to India TV's rapidly growing digital footprint."
Handu will be responsible for spearheading India TV digital. His portfolio will include indiatvnews.com, khabarindiatv.com and paisa.khabarindia.com amongst others.
India TV managing director & chief executive officer Ritu Dhawan adds, "We welcome Vikas on board & we are sure that with the type of track record he has, he will be able to seamlessly match our digital division's growth with the continuous & rapid rise and rise of India TV."
Handu specialises in setting up Product and Technology operations for media organisations and has over 20 years of experience in managing business operations in diversified verticals including Business Development, Strategic Alliances and Content Syndication. He will report to Ritu Dhawan.