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RBNL rejigs top management; Lavneesh Gupta quits

Asheesh Chatterjee, Ashwin Padmanabhan and Sunil Kumaran get additional responsibilities.

Reliance Broadcast Network (RBNL) has awarded additional responsibilities to its top management, starting this fiscal. According to the network, the executive leadership team will work seamlessly across the radio (92.7 Big FM) and television (Big Magic and Big Magic Ganga) businesses.

RBNL rejigs top management; Lavneesh Gupta quits
RBNL rejigs top management; Lavneesh Gupta quits
The executive leadership team, with Tarun Katial at the helm as chief executive officer, will comprise Asheesh Chatterjee as EVP and CFO, looking at new opportunities and expansion plans in addition to Finance and Regulatory; Ashwin Padmanabhan as EVP and business head who will oversee television channels - BIG Magic and BIG Magic Ganga, in addition to handling his existing role as business head for 92.7 BIG FM; Sunil Kumaran as chief strategy officer across revenue and product, as well as marketing for both mediums, and Paritosh Painter as network creative director across both mediums.

After a successful stint of almost two years with the organisation, Lavneesh Gupta, chief operating officer of the company has decided to move on.

Katial says, "In order to build a future-ready organisation, we want to build a team of lateral leaders. Their focus will be on developing skills of the team in the areas of innovation, creativity, risk taking and adopting an entrepreneurial approach. I am certain that the team will deliver and continue to successfully drive the growth story for the Group."

For the record, RBNL is a media and entertainment company with interests in radio, television and television production.

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