Earlier this month, American-Canadian digital media and broadcasting company, Vice Media that is currently setting up office in the country, appointed Chanpreet Arora of Times Internet as its India CEO. Operating from the Delhi office, Arora will take charge in strategy framing and regulations process in the media publication. Previously working as head of revenue strategy and sales operations at Times Internet, she is now promoted as CEO at Vice, as they partner with the Times of India to expand business in India.
It also has a TV channel called Viceland as a paid TV network in India in works under the deal between Times Group and Vice. In this, it will create and distribute local programming for online and mobile.
Arora has an experience of over 15 years in the field of consultancy. Previously she has set in place macro policies for regulators in India. In fact, it was her intervention that led Times to build revenue strategy and sales operation division in 2016. She is one of the core members that assisted in the restructuring of the company.
Apart from Times, Arora has also advised Prasar Bharti, Discovery Channel, ABP, Dainik Bhaskar, NDTV, Zee, & Network 18 on policy, strategy, business innovation, restructuring, mergers & acquisitions.
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This is Vice India’s third major appointment in the recent past. They also appointed Pragya Tiwari as its Editor-in-Chief and Samira Kanwar as the head of video production team. While Tiwari worked as a web editor for Tehelka Magazine from 2010 to 2012, Kanwar was a content director at Only Mouch Louder (OML).
Chanpreet Arora has an experience of over 15 years in the field of consultancy and she has help set in place macro policies for regulators in India.
Starting off as a punk magazine in 1994, Vice, as a media company become enormously famous for its videos under Vice News. Based out of Mumbai, Vice “will create original content for distribution across television, mobile, digital and linear platforms in the region.”
With so many women in leadership positions, Vice India looks to improve gender diversity in its boardroom.
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