RBNL appoints Lavneesh Gupta as COO television business

Lavneesh GuptaMumbai:Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd. (RBNL) today announced a key appointment at the top level, with Lavneesh Gupta coming on board as the Chief Operating Officer for RBNL’s television business.

As part of his new portfolio, Lavneesh will be responsible for building on consumer insights to create robust content and marketing strategies and drive channel performance. Lavneesh will report to Tarun Katial, CEO of Reliance Broadcast Network.

An Engineering Graduate from IIT, Lavneesh is excited about his new innings in the M&E industry. He believes that the industry will grow at a good pace in terms of its Compound Annual Growth Rate during the next few years and there will be ample opportunities for learning and growth.

Over the last 16 years, Lavneesh has worked across leading brands in the BFSI industry ranging from Standard Chartered Bank, ABN AMRO and Tata AIG to Max Life and IndusInd Bank. His experience is varied across the treasury, credit, corporate banking, product management, strategy and retail & wealth management sales. His last assignment prior to joining RBNL was with IndusInd Bank as Executive Vice President & Head, Bancassurance and New Branch Distribution. He was responsible for the life and general insurance revenues across 500 branch outlets and the overall P&L of 150 new branches, which were launched during the last financial year.

Commenting on his appointment, Tarun Katial, CEO, Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd, said, “Lavneesh’s vast experience and in-depth market understanding makes him an asset to the organization. We are happy to have him on board and are confident of him leading the television business through the next growth phase.”

On his appointment at Reliance Broadcast Network Ltd, Lavneesh Gupta said, “RBNL is among India’s most vibrantly growing organizations and I am excited about my new role here. The company has an exceptional potential for growth and I look forward to working with the team at RBNL to make this vision a reality.”

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