Mumbai : Ignitee Digital Solutions, India’s leading digital marketing company, today announced the appointment of Shankar B as National Business Director.
In his role as National Business Director, Shankar B will be responsible for growing business across Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bengaluru and Secunderabad in India. He will also be looking after the International market especially in Dubai.
Shankar.B has 16 years’ of experience in the field of media sales, including eight years in the television space. He began his career in 1993 with Getit Yellow Pages and launched the Hyderabad Telephone directory successfully. His experience also includes working with reputed Indian media brands like the Indian Express Group wherein he has also headed their special features division called Madurai Group. Mr. Shankar.B has successfully launched India’s leading Hindi newspaper called ‘Navbharat’ and has also worked with the country’s leading Equity Research Magazine ‘Capital Market’ handling the South markets.
He began his television career in 1998 with Raj TV as Manager – Sales and later was promoted as Head – National Sales. Post that, he moved to Turner International India as Director – Advertising Sales handling prestigious accounts like Cartoon Network, Pogo, CNN, Zee MGM and Zee English.
His Career with Radio started with Hello FM as VP – Sales and Marketing for close to 2 years wherein he was mainly involved in launching 7 stations all over Tamil Nadu.
Prior to joining Ignitee, he has worked with E 18 – A Network 18 Company as National Sales Head for over 2 years.
Shankar is a graduate in physics from Madras University with post-graduation in systems management from NIIT. He has also attained a Diploma in Sales Training and a Masters Diploma in Business Administration – Marketing from Symbiosis Institute, Pune.
Commenting on his appointment, Mr. Atul Hegde, CEO, Ignitee Digital Solutions Pvt Ltd says, “ I welcome Shankar to the Ignitee family, with his diverse expertise, I’m sure he will take Ignitee to its next level of growth. I wish him all the very best”
V.Ramani,Vice Chairman,Ignitee Digital Solutions pvt lts added,” “Shankar has had an extremely good track record in new business development, and we are delighted to have him as a partner on board”