Gurmeet Singh has joined Network18 Group as CEO for Forbes India. Singh was previously the head of Hindustan Times in Mumbai, and spent over two years with HT Media. Prior to joining HT Media, he did a 10 month stint as the CEO of Rajshri Media, an online movie and video streaming company. Singh also has significant experience in the music business, having spent over six years at Music Today, a part of the India Today Group, wherein, according to a statement from Forbes India, he “expanded the label into the films genre, started a very successful music events division, launched 2 new labels – one for the youth and one in the Economy segment, started the books & home video division and conceptualized the SBUs foray into digital.” Singh was also with Sony BMG for around three and a half years, before joining the India Today group.
Infomedia18 publishes business directories and magazines such as Forbes India, Overdrive, Chip, T3 and Better Interiors. Following the launch of Forbes India, it launched ForbesLife India in January 2011. For the quarter ended June 30th 2011, Infomedia18 reported losses of Rs 10.7 Crore on revenues of Rs 23.59 crore.