– New Enterprise Associates India (Pvt.) Ltd., (NEA India) has appointed A.P Parigi as Advisor for its operations in India. Prior joining NEA, Parigi was working as MD & CEO of Entertainment Network India Limited (Radio Mirchi).Presently he is a member of the Board of Directors of Bennett, Coleman & Co Ltd. He has previously worked with ACC, Batliboi & Company Limited and has also served as the CEO of BPL Mobile Communications. Read More at Radio & Music.
– The Dentsu India Group has appointed Rohit Ohri as Executive Chairman. Ohri joins from JWT India where he was Managing Partner; he has nearly twenty-four years of experience in advertising communications, twenty-one of which were spent at JWT, India. The Dentsu India Group comprises four independent, full-service advertising agencies-Dentsu Communications, Dentsu Marcom, Dentsu Creative Impact and Dentsu MediaTech-and a digital agency, Clickstreamers. (source)
– Nokia’s Chief Technical Officer, Richard L. Green has taken a leave of absence. Henri Tirri, previously working as the Head of Nokia Research Centre would be the acting CTO. Although Green has cited personal reasons for his absence, reports suggests that Green has left the company owing to some disagreements in strategy. Prior joining Nokia, Green was working with Sun Microsystems as the Executive Vice President. Read More at The New York Times.
– Lavina Tauro, previously Vice President (Voice Products) has been promoted as Senior Vice President, Voice Products, Interactive – UTV. During her stint with the company she has launched the Audio Cinema product, which the company says is profitable, is available in 10 different languages, and has a base of over 2 million users across all operators. She will continue to report to M.K. Anand, CEO, Interactive & Broadcast, UTV.