Vivek Khanna, CEO of the TV Today Group, also known as the India Today Group, has stepped down from his role “to pursue other professional opportunities” as per a BSE regulatory filing (pdf). Khanna will be serving a notice period as per his terms of appointment.
Prior to this, Khanna was the CEO of Hindustan Media Ventures Ltd (HMVL) for over 4 years from June 2013 to October 2017. He was also the publisher and business head at Mint and, and headed strategic investments for HT Media for over 5 years from January 2008 to May 2013, per his LinkedIn profile.
Prior to that, he was the digital marketing head for Aviva Life Insurance for over 5 years until 2007. He also held marketing and sales roles at Hindustan Unilever (HUL) for over 11 years until 2002.
Last month, TV Today reported its quarterly revenues, and revealed that it would be selling off its radio business comprising 3 radio stations in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata to Entertainment Network India Ltd (ENIL), which runs Radio Mirchi. The company also launched a new broadcast channel called ‘Bihar Tak’.