Naveen Luthra has joined Times Business Solutions, as Vice President & the Business Head of MagicBricks.com, and shall be the overall in-charge for the Brand, Products & Services of India’s No.1 Real Estate Portal.
“I am proud to be part of the one of the most progressive groups in India in the media and internet space. The online property market is emerging and is at a nascent stage right now; I see tremendous growth potential in this segment.The challenge is not only to develop this segment but also to consolidate MagicBricks.com’s leadership position within this space. With the Leadership Team’s strong background in managing the ‘classifieds’ space, coupled with my experience in both offline and online arenas across industries, I am confident that we will be able to achieve desired results” Naveen Luthra added,
Luthra’s last assignment was to develop and grow business of Rediff Business Solutions (services like domain booking, corporate email and webhosting), as Business Head and Associate Vice President, where he spent three and half years before moving to Times Business Solutions.
“As part of our Vision & Growth Strategy, we are pleased to welcome Naveen onboard, a veteran of Internet business, Naveen brings with him over a decade of rich and relevant experience in the online domain. We wish him all the best in his new role as the Business Head of MagicBricks.com” R. Sundar, President, Times Business Solutions, said.
He led the growth of Rediff’s business and set up an exclusive offline “Rediff Business Associate Programme” which made it stable and sustainable for long run.
His exposure to the internet industry started early, with his first stint with Sify Ltd, in November 1998, which he later rejoined and led the team for setting up ‘iWays’, as Regional Manager, in states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP and Goa. In the interim, he was also part of the team for setting up ‘Reliance Webworlds’ across the state of Gujarat. Prior to this, he has worked in consumer durables with IFB industries and agro-chemicals with the Lupin Group.Luthra is an IIM-A Alumnus (‘94 Batch) and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences from G B Pant University.