PlatformPlay, a digital media company, has appointed Abhishek Punia as Director & Head Of Supply & Strategy.

Prior to this, Punia worked with Reprise Media, which is a JV between IA and IPG Media Brands and handled the Coke account. He has also worked with for 6 years with Interactive Avenues where he has held multiple position with the latest being Account director as well as Head of Buying for North market.

PlatformPlay, is a digital company, founded by Rammohan Sundaram, who exited NetworkPlay after selling the business to the Bertelsmann group. PlatformPlay recently announced that it had partnered with Aol to bring Techcrunch events in India, and had inked an exclusive deal with the digital media technology company BrizzTV to be its monetization partner in India.

****, a social shopping platform targeted at women, has appointed Prashant Malik as its Chief Technology officer (CTO). He joined the core founding team in March 2013. For his new position, Malik will be shifting to India from the Bay Area, US.

Prior to joining Limeroad, Malik worked with Facebook as Tech Lead. He is also Co-Creator of Apache Cassandra.


Bharti Airtel has appointed Ashok Ganapathy as Hub Chief Executive Officer for its operations in Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat, reports Economic Times. He will be responsible for strengthening Airtel’s market in Maharashtra, Goa and Gujarat.

Prior to joining Airtel, Ganapthy has worked with Reliance Mediaworks as CEO at Big Cinemas. He has also worked with Spencer’s Retail Limited and was with Unilever for 19 years.


Getty Images has appointed Nitin Lakhotia as Director, India. Lakhotia will be responsible for Getty’s India team and handle development in India. He will be based in Mumbai and will report to Glenn Parker, Vice President of Sales for Asia Pacific.

Prior to joining Getty Images, Lakhotia worked with IMG Reliance (IMG Consulting) as Head – Consulting and Business Development. He has also worked with Tata Teleservice Ltd, Reliance Infocomm Ltd, Bharti Airtel, IntelSat India, and ESPN Star Sports.