Prior to this, he was CEO, Hindustan Media Ventures.
Vivek Khanna has been appointed as the Group CEO of the India Today Group. He will report to vice chairperson, Kalli Purie. Before joining India Today Group, Khanna was CEO, Hindustan Media Ventures (HMV).
Khanna comes with 26 years of experience in strategy, sales and marketing. An alumnus of IIM Ahmedabad, Khanna began his career with Hindustan Unilever and Aviva Life Insurance. He moved to HT Media in 2008. Since 2013, he has been the chief executive officer of HMV.
As business head of Mint, Khanna identified the key reasons why someone would advertise in Mint since it was a new player in the crowded business paper market. He also launched India’s first international newspaper in Singapore: MintAsia.
Prior to joining HT, he was director marketing with Aviva, and was responsible for the company's product and marketing strategy.