Bhaskar Group, India’s largest read newspaper group, has appointed Ashu Phakey as its new State Head for Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh region. Ashu will be based in Bhaskar Group’s Chandigarh office and will be responsible for Ad sales revenue and growth from Punjab, Chandigarh and Haryana region.
Ashu assumes the role of State Head for Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh after serving as President, Delhi & NCR of Subhiksha Trading Services for four years, where he was responsible for developing robust customer management tools, building manpower capabilities and maintaining cost-effective & service-intensive supply chain. Prior to this role, Ashu has been associated with many other multinational and India’s leading FMCG giants including Conagra Foods, Nestle, Frito Lay India and Wimco Ltd.
Commenting on Ashu’s appointment, Rajiv Jaitly, President – Ad Sales and Marketing, said, “I am delighted to welcome Ashu to Bhaskar Group. Ashu’s extensive career and cross-industry experience demonstrates his great understanding of the process and his ability to innovatively grow our business. Utilizing his expertise to direct our sales in the CPH region, we are looking forward to developing quality sales and distribution strategies under his leadership in the most efficient ways.”
Said, Ashu Phakey, “Bhaskar Group has an excellent reputation as India’s leading newspaper group and quality management company. I am indeed very excited to join the leadership team at Bhaskar Group as we pursue our goal of being the trusted choice of readers and advertisers.”