In his new role, Bhandari will focus on strengthening the presence and revenue of R. Bharat.
Hersh Bhandari, former national revenue head for India Today Television, is all set to join Hindi news channel Republic Bharat to be launched on January 26 next year. With him onboard, Republic TV network aims to start strong as far as revenue performance for R. Bharat is concerned, and grow exponentially from there.
Bhandari has worked with India Today Television. He spent six years at Times Network.
With over 20 years of experience in the media industry, Bhandari has worked with prominent media houses, such as Star Group, NDTV Media, Mastiii and TV Today Group. He has played a key role in helping the channels boost their presence and revenue over the years, and aims to replicate the same with R. Bharat.
Commenting on Bhandari's appointment, Vikas Khanchandani, CEO of Republic TV Network, says, "We are pleased to have (Hersh) Bhandari on board and he is now a part of the Republic Network. With a proven track record of being a powerhouse and implementing strong customer focused strategy, he will lead the team to scale up the Republic Bharat advertising business. We wish him all the very best in his new role."