Republic Media Network strengthens top management team and brings in Dr. Bhaskar Das as Group President Republic Media Network and elevates Vikas Khanchandani as the Group CEO.
In a major announcement on the eve of expansion of Republic Media Network, the network announced the induction of Dr. Bhaksar Das as Group President and elevation of Vikas Khanchandani as Group CEO Republic Media Network. Vikas will now assume overall responsibility of all the three network brands, Republic Television, Republic World Digital and the upcoming Hindi News channel Republic Bharat.
Dr. Bhaskar Das was the President of Times of India Group and was the Group CEO of Zee Media Network and Executive President at Dainik Bhaskar Group.
Arnab Goswami, Managing Director and Editor in Chief – Republic Media Network said “Vikas has led the channel exceptionally from the start up to expansion mode. As we get set to launch Republic Bharat I am excited he will along with Bhaskar Das see the next phase of growth and consolidation of our new age Media – Tech company. We are on the look-out for growth opportunities that are both scalable and sustainable. I look forward to partnering and growing with them.”
Vikas Khanchandani said “We are very excited about Dr. Das joining forces with us to help scale the business at the Network. He is one of the most respected media professional and our network will immensely benefit from his knowledge and experience. His announcement comes just after one for Hersh Bhandari who joined us as the EVP – Revenue on Republic Bharat. With our current expansion in the management team, as a network, we are poised for growth and scale in business. We will look for opportunities both organic and acquisitive growth within technology and media. Republic is a disruptor brand and we will look at a global digital foray in the near future”―tvnews4u