allaboutoutdoor.com Bureau, New Delhi
There is a top level rejig at Times OOH. Post the retirement announcement of Sunder Hemrajani yesterday, Arghya Chakravarty has taken over charge. He had joined Times Innovative Media as CEO in September 2013.
Prior to joining Times Innovative Media, Chakravarty was Executive Director - Sales, Beverages at PepsiCo. He had joined the company in 2007 and had served in different roles across geographies, including critical assignments such as General Manager – South.
Chakravarty has over 18 years of experience. He started his career with Tata Steel as a Graduate Trainee post completing his B.E. After working with Tata Steel for two years, he proceeded to do his Masters. He joined Asian Paints as Executive Trainee in June 1997 right after completing his Post Graduation. He was associated with the company for close to eight years till April 2006. His last assignment with the company was to manage its Bangladesh operations as Chief Executive. Thereon, after a brief stint with Akzo Nobel Coatings, he joined PepsiCo.
Commenting on the development, Sunder Hemrajani, outgoing MD, Times OOH, says, “I am delighted to hand over the reins to Arghya. He comes from a great pedigree and I am sure that with his rich experience and insightful business acumen, he is sure to take Times OOH to even greater heights.”